NASHVILLE, Ga. -- A new electronic "slip and fall" protection system has helped the 45-store Harveys Supermarkets chain here reduce incidents by 15% and reduce average payouts on claims by 72%. The system makes use of a wireless electronic device supermarket personnel use to "make the rounds" in their stores, routinely checking traditional "hot spots" where spills or other obstacles might cause customers to fall. While the system goes a long way in just ensuring that potential hazards are ...
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