In practice, you will always find that there is a discrepancy between the slip resistance testing results that are found in the lab, and those that are found on site. Mostly, it is found that flooring materials or tiles have a lower slip resistance when they have been installed, when compared to that which they […]
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When testing how safe a floor is, several factors are considered. However, it is not easy to tell how safe the floor will be even when these factors are considered. The factors interact in complex ways, and these may cause different reactions that will make a floor safe or slippery.
Not many people understand the terms micro-roughness for the floor and how it affects the slippery nature of the surface. Is it possible to use this factor as an indicator of the slip resistance of the floor? According to several experts, the roughness measurement of a floor should not be used for slip testing by […]
There are many tasks that business owners must attend to when they are setting up their businesses to become profitable operations. One of the issues that they should bear in mind is the safety of all those who enter the business premises. Business owners, by law, are responsible for the safety of all their employees […]
If after slip resistance testing you find that your floor is safe, you can further enhance this safety by including some of the tips listed here in your business. Use appropriate shoes – ask all your employees to wear shoes that have high friction soles, preferably rubber. If they are working in an environment that […]