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Contain contamination to avoid slip and fall mishaps (part-ii)

When trying to avoid contamination from causing slip, trip and fall accidents, external factors such as impact of weather cannot be ignored. Skid resistance testing in London and across UK helps all the premises owners in securing anti slip ratings. UK slip resistance group has been helping people via independent slip testing services in achieving anti slip ratings to keep their premises safe for all kinds of visitors.. Read more

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Types and uses of different types of tribometers

Tribometer are essential used in manufacturing sector. The main application of a tribometer is to compute tribological quantities.

The tribometer instrument is picked by the specialists for testing the friction strength and the constant friction strength. It helps determine the wear volume between two different surfaces that would rub together. Hence, to determine the friction strength between the floor and footwear, the UK slip resistance group employs tribometers.. Read more

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Should you go for Aesthetics or Install Tiles that are Practical

One industry that has grown in leaps and bounds in the last few years is floor treatment industry that makes floors anti slip. Interestingly, one reason behind this tremendous growth is the increasing number of fraudulent insurance claims made by victims of slip and fall. There are also attorneys ready to fight the cases of victims, assuring them of no fee until they win compensation. This growth of anti slip ratings in floor industry is also fuelled by manufacturers who believe in creating visually stunning floors, overlooking the aspect of safety of the people.  Their only motivation seems to be to impress potential clients even if this beauty comes at a high risk of slip and fall accidents.. Read more

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Are Slippery Floors Driving you Mad during rainy season

The increasing rainfall and snow experienced by the people across UK in the last few years suggests that one should think along the lines of getting floors exposed to the elements treated to make them less slippery. There are many chemicals available in the market that can be applied as coating on the floors to render them slip resistance. There are also available marble, granite, porcelain tiles, and terrazzo that can be used as options for slip resistance of the floor. It takes only a short time to apply these products over an existing floor and the time can be determined by carrying out test in a small area of the floor.. Read more

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Things to Keep in Mind when Installing Access Stairs

Galvanized access stairs have become very popular these days. If you own a residential or commercial property in UK, you must read a lot about these stairs. Chances are that you may even have installed them in your property. The main reason behind their popularity is that they provide easy access at really low maintenance. However, there are some factors to keep in mind when you decide to go with these special access stairs. Although they have remarkable anti slip property because of their checker plate finish, they become very slippery when they are exposed to rains. You cannot prevent their exposure to the elements as they are mostly installed in the outside. These stairs then become risky because of chances of slip fall mishaps.. Read more