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What you should know about condo gyms and COVID-19


As BC moves into Phase 2 of it's post-COVID-19 reopening plan, the closures and restrictions put in place by the regional health authorities are beginning to relax. Many condominium and strata boards are unsure what their responsibilities are when it comes to minimizing the chance of contagion in their common areas and shared facilities, like on-premises gyms, pools, and other shared social spaces. Veronica Franco, a lawyer with the Clark-Wilson law firm, says that the "duty of...

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Our COVID-19 update: We’re here for you.


We hope you are safe and healthy. We hope you’re keeping safe in these unprecedented times. Although we’re working remotely right now, the Source Floor team is still available to help you with your flooring and entrance matting needs. All of us here at Source Floor want to thank you in advance for sticking with us through these next few difficult weeks (or months) to come. In times like this, it’s especially clear that we really are all...

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Why Floor Safety Needs to be a Priority For Your Commercial Kitchen


Did you know that approximately 20% of all workplace injuries are caused by slips, trips, and falls?  They might make for funny YouTube videos, but slips and falls are serious problems! Workplace slip and fall accidents result in an average of 11 missed days of work, occasionally permanent injury to the worker, and increased WorkSafeBC insurance premiums for the employer.  Slips and falls are an even greater problem in commercial kitchens - all too often, proper safety...

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How Resistant Are Rubber Floor Tiles To Heavy Dumbbells And Barbells In A Gym Environment? 


Rubber flooring is one of the most popular options for gyms across BC. However, you might be wondering how resistant commercial rubber floor tiles may be. Your athletes and clients train hard, meaning that your flooring needs to be able to support the weight of accidental—and intentionally dropped heavy weights. Commercial Rubber Floor Tiles Are Designed With Durability In Mind Rubber floor tiles come in a variety of thickness, and when it comes to gyms we suggest nothing...

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