Slip testing in London is a legal norm that must be conducted on annual basis. The test is conducted using British pendulum tester by the independent slip testing services based in London. Kindly, take a note that independent slip testing services London must be a part of the UK slip resistance group. The Pendulum Test Value (PTV) received from pendulum slip test equipment must be 36 or above for you to be safe.. Read more
While for a home or for a small office, in case the wet PTV is not 36+, the risk of slip and trip accident is comparatively low. Yes, we cannot say that no slip and trip accident would take place, however, the chances are defiantly low. However, for places that get hundreds of visitors on daily basis, it would mean a disaster. Read more
I have been time and again stating that being an owner, employer or a manager the law mandates you to ensure the safety of your employees, visitors, patients and customers, etc. in your premises from all slip and trip accidents and injuries. Yes, it is a criminal offence if you are not able to prove that you have kept your floors safe via pendulum slip resistance test in London and across the UK.. Read more
The other day, I had just finished conducting pendulum slip resistances test for anti-slip ratings at a bar. The place was friendly hence I call upon a friend of mine. We decided to catch up after a long time. As I was waiting for him to arrive, I was going through the Slip and trip injury reports of HSE while I sipped my drink.. Read more
Though law compels all the business owners to get anti-slip ratings via pendulum slip resistances test, I had no clue why do people take such huge risk.
When I did go through the entire study of how and why accidents of slip, trip and fall take place in the food and drink industries here is what I found.. Read more