Slip Testing in Chelmsford
Surface Performance LTD is the UK’s leading independent slip testing service provider in Chelmsford. Using the latest calibrated pendulum slip testing equipment we can perform high quality slip tests on any flooring type within the Chelmsford area. The Health & Safety Executive have a published document that outlines the requirements for slip resistance when tested using a pendulum skid tested in line with BS 7976-2 and BS 23036-4.Our slip test machine operators are able to carry out testing of all types of flooring in Chelmsford. The types of flooring that can be assessed and tested for slip resistance in Chelmsford include; school corridors, restaurant kitchen floor slip tests in Chelmsford, office slip tests in Chelmsford and slip testing to playgrounds and tennis courts in Chelmsford.
It is important that if you are an employer in Chelmsford that you flooring does not fall into the “high risk of slip” category when tested in line with HSE requirements. Any floor that achieve a pendulum test value of less than 25 will be classed as “high slip potential”. The slip resistance machine is always checked and validated on reference samples that obtain a known result prior to testing in Chelmsford.
Surface Performance Ltd are the only slip-testing company that use a new rubber slider for every job that we attend. This means that you can have complete faith in our slip testing results if you have a test carried out in Chelmsford. Information on the different types of rubber sliders used for pendulum slip testing in Chelmsford can be found here; http://www.smithersrapra.com/testing-services/by-material/reference-materials/rubber-sliders
If you are in Chelmsford, Essex or East London and would like to know more about skid testing please use our contact form below and we will get back to you as soon as we can. You can also find out more information on exactly how we perform the slip resistance tests in St Albans by watching this video;
The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) is the sole accreditation body recognised by Government to assess against internationally recognised slip resistance testing standards such as BS 7976 and The UK Slip Resistance Group.
Surface Performance Ltd is accredited by UKAS to ISO 17025, which is the internationally recognised standard for the competence of laboratories. We hold slip resistance test methods BS 7976 and the UK Slip Resistance Guidelines within our schedule of UKAS accreditation. It is important to note that some companies may be UKAS accredited; however, they may not have specific accreditation for slip resistance testing.
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Paying compensation for slip/trip claims Safety of visitors, employees
Surface Performance have reduced slip and trip claims by 60% Saved £2.4M
Safeguarding visitors,employees and members of the public with fully accredited slip testing.
We provide thorough and effective UKAS accredited pendulum testing supported by an accurate UKAS report within 48 hours.
Safeguarding your flooring products and systems with our best in class slip testing service.
The pre-testing of flooring material across multiple industries, as well as retail customers is a specialism and led by our team of qualified laboratory technicians.
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Surface Performance offers a full spectrum of accredited slip resistance testing services. We comply with industry standards for slip risk assessments, product certification, BS 7976 Pendulum slip testing, and more to mitigate liability.
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We make sure you receive the best possible quotation the very same day
Fix date & Assign Technician
(within few hours)
We employ experienced/technically sound technicians who are are fully trained and qualified to test to BS7976
Attend sites on fixed date (Chosen on Step 3) & Generate Results (Same day)
The technicians conduct thorough test and bring the lab data.
Issue the test reports
(within 48 hours after site testing)
Issue the test reports We deliver the results within 48 hours of the site visit after analysing the data for all possible scenarios.
Each inquiry is replied to within 24 hours of receiving it; that’s our policy!
With your vital inputs, we generate the best possible quote on the same day
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Samples are conditioned for 24 hours following UKAS requirements
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Various lab tests are performed & a test report is issued within 48 hours
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Surface Performance is a leading surface testing laboratory.
Our in-depth experience and knowledge of flooring systems allow us to offer independent expert slip testing services & advice to our clients.
Surface Performance offers a mobile BS7976-2 slip testing service across the UK. All of our test equipment is modern and regularly calibrated. All of our on site slip testing is carried out in line with the HSE guidelines.
Safe spaces all across the UK
To make all flooring, indoors and outdoors safe from the dangers of slippery surfaces
Callum has worked in the industry for over 15 years’. He holds extensive experience in UKAS accredited material and slip testing supporting many organisations.
As an ex Law Firm Partner with over 20 years of experience, Dave holds extensive experience in dealing with slipping litigation & product liability. Dave’s expertise in the preparation & consideration of evidence in such litigation has provided many successful outcomes in presenting creditble evidence in court.
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We are regularly employed by UK councils to undertake slip resistance testing
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If you have a surface that requires an urgent floor slip test
We have just completed an intensive floor slip testing survey to a
Surface Performance Ltd are accredited by UKAS to carry out slip testing
Slip testing is carried out in hospitals in order to determine that
Surface Performance Ltd carry out slip tests in stadiums throughout The UK.
Slip testing in office buildings can either be carried out as a
Slip testing of warehouses and distribution centres is an essential part of
It is correct that low-cost slip resistance services are available. However, the only slip resistance test results that are credible in litigation are more likely to be the ones that come from the UKAS Certified Labs.
We are one of the three labs in the UK that hold UKAS certification. Though the low-cost slip testers will give you results, but how dependable are they? This should be considered before investing anything at all.
Once our technicians have visited your premises and conducted a thorough test, they bring back all the data to the Surface Performance laboratory. Our technical analysts analyse the data for various possible scenarios and prepare the report. The reports are then delivered to you within 48 hours of our technicians leaving your premises.
There is no definitive guidelines to this, however, a general rule of thumb is to have tests conducted once a year as a minimum, with more frequent tests carried out in high risk, busy environments.
If there is any chance of anyone visiting the property, or if the property has any such arena that anyone might pass through (even by chance), then we recommend getting the property tested. After all, it is a small investment that keeps you safe from slip, trip and fall claim.
If you own multiple properties, we would recommend a retainership agreement that will take off the pressure of scheduling which property is to be tested and when. We will provide you with fully auditable reports to ensure you are covered.
When you employ our services on an ad-hoc basis, it would be a contractual slip testing service. However, most of our clients who initially contacted us for contractual services hire us on a retainership. A retainership agreement for slip-testing services takes the pressure of booking the services every two years off your hands.
Need more information or have doubts about too much mixed information available on various sites? Here is a list of information that will help you understand various aspects of slip resistance floor testing.
If you have any doubts, we are here for you. Feel free to get in touch with us via our contact us page.
What is Slip Testing?
Floor slip resistance testing is a scientific method of assessing the risk of slip, trip and fall on any flooring surface.
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Our Service Area
We provide our slip testing services all across the United Kingdom