Wet floor sign
A wet floor sign is used to warn people about wet floors and to prevent them from slipping and falling. Businesses often place such warnings to avoid negligence charges brought by people on their property. In many countries, if an injury results from a wet floor, the owner of the premises may be found liable for compensatory damages. Many lawyers specialize in such tort lawsuits. Sometimes wet floor signs are not enough. Effectiveness in modifying behavior has been shown to be enhanced when a wet floor warning is also presented aurally every 10 seconds by a tape player. Robotic cleaning equipment can use wet floor signs to know when its job is finished via sonar.
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