When you enter and egress a building, perhaps to meet a friend for coffee or go to your office on a busy day, you hardly pay attention to the deign factors that go into the creation of the flooring material. You simply walk in and pay no attention, until you see a “Wet Floor’ sign put up by the cleaning crew and that is the only time that you will actively think of the slipperiness of the floor. Read more
The CAN Financial Corp, a company that is involved in business insurance, did a study in 2017 and found that most businesses had floors that could not be deemed as slip-proof. The floors underwent some testing and they were found not to meet the criteria laid out in laws and regulations. Many programs designed to prevent falling in the workplace do not seem to work due to this irregularity with the laid out standards. Many companies are trying to change and maintain their floors to avoid slippage, but they are not doing it right. Read more
During construction of any building, pendulum slip testing is mandatory for a number of reasons. The primary reason is o avoid accidents that will arise out of slipping. In the United Kingdom, one of the leading causes of hospitalization of patients is falling due to slipping on slippery floors. In Australia, there are upwards of 100 hospital stay days per year, and that is quite a significant number. Read more
Are you a homeowner? Is your home safe for the older and ageing members? Did you get reliable experts to conduct a pendulum slip test and have you secured the anti slip ratings? Are you sure that your property is safe from slip, trip and fall accidents? If you are not sure, well you might be on the verge of a grave damage. Read more
Surface Performance technicians recently participated in a pendulum slip testing training course provided by Munro in London.
Our slip test technicians are always trained in full and hold a huge amount of knowledge about slip resistance testing. We carry out pendulum slip resistance testing and micro roughness assessments throughout London and the UK.
We carry out slip testing throughout London and the Home Counties. Pendulum slip testing can be carried out in Putney, Wandsworth, Brixton and Clapham. We can also carry out slip resistance testing in cities in the South East such as slip testing in Brighton, Sussex, Weybridge and slip tests in Guildford. Although our head office for pendulum slip testing is located in London, we also have slip resistance technicians located throughout The UK in cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, Derby, Loughborough & Nottingham.
If you would like a free quotation for pendulum slip resistance testing in London or elsewhere in The UK then please contact us using our online slip testing form. Alternatively you can call our slip testing head office on 0208 2465562.
We perform pendulum slip testing and flooring assessments in Scotland – Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness / skid testing in North East England – Middlesborough, South Shields, Newcastle, Stockton on Tees, Darlington / Floor slip pendulum Testing in North West England – Manchester, Lancaster, Liverpool, Runcorn, Preston, Blackpool, Blackburn Bury, Bolton, Warrington, Widnes, St.Helens (Cheshire) Birkenhead, Ellesmere Port, Chester, Crewe, Oldham, Stockport, Trafford Park. Rochdale, Congleton, Sandbach Macclesfield, /Slippery floor testing and slip resistance tests in Wales in Cardiff, Newport, Swansea, Colwyn, Rhyl, Bangor / Pendulum Slip Tests in Northern Central England – Sheffield, Leeds, Bradford (Yorkshire), Rotherham, Wakefield, / Slip Resistance Tests and micro roughness checks in East England in Hull, Humberside and Lincoln / BS7976-2 Pendulum Tests in the Midlands in– Nottingham, Derby, Rugby, Stoke, Stafford, Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Worcester, / Slip Resistance Flooring Tests in Central England – Northampton, Rugby, Derby, Oxford, Cambridge, Peterborough / HSE Approved Floor Testing in London and Home Counties – Watford, Milton Keynes, St.Albans, Cambridge, Newbury, Reading, Andover, Heathrow / Pendulum Floor Tests in South England – Portsmouth, Brighton, Eastbourne, Southampton, Bournemouth, Salisbury, Isle of Man / Floor Friction Tests in South West England – Swindon, Bristol, Bath, Plymouth, Exeter, Falmouth, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Taunton, Warwick / Cheap Floor Tests in South East England – Dover, Margate, Rochester, Folkestone, Hastings, Tunbridge Wells