We have already seen how the British pendulum skid resistance test works. Apart from getting the floor surface tested for an anti slip rating from independent slip testing services, I have compiled a list of some really sensible and practical tips that will help employers ensure that there is no chance of slip and trip accidents in their premises. Read more
The pendulum test is the primary recognised method to measure slip resistance by authorities. It is worth noting that HSE recommends BS7976, the British pendulum skid resistance test and it is this solitary slip reading test that is recognised, considered and used in the court of law. Read more
We already know that there are legal implications concerning slip and trip accidents; so here is a list that will help employers measure and manage accident prone zones. It goes without saying, you must identify the zones where the slip and trip accidents are likely to happen. Read more
I have always been a strong advocate for the importance of slip testing (in London and throughout the UK), and recently I came across some figures that I felt must be shared with all employers.
The other day I was visiting a friend of mine and I could not help but notice that he was having issues at work. On inquiring, he told me that his secretary had slipped, fell and is now on paid leave. To make the matters worse, he was anticipating that she might go ahead and sue his law firm. Read more