Slip Testing in Leeds
We carry out more slip tests in Leeds than any other company in The UK.
We are the first choice for pendulum slip testing in Leeds due to our experienced skid testing operators who can test the slip characteristics of any type of surface or flooring. Slip testing in Leeds can be carried out in any type of location from inside a school classroom to an airport runway. The test was originally designed to test the skid properties of roadways in the 1970’s however it is now the best test method that is recognised by The UK Health & Safety Executive to test floor areas for slip resistance in Leeds.
All of our pendulum skid testing machines that we use in Leeds can be used to determine if floors represent a low, medium or high risk of slip potential. The pendulum test value result is correlated to best describe exactly how safe flooring in Leeds can be. The equipment is UKAS calibrated and the rubber sliders (4S, Slider 96 or CEN) are changed prior to every test in Leeds. We also verify our pendulum slip test machine prior to every site that we test in Leeds to ensure that the test results are accurate. We also provide a micro roughness testing service in Leeds that supplements any slip testing that takes place.
Did you know that we also have one of the best slip testing laboratories in The UK which is temperature and humidity controlled? If you are based in Leeds and would like a floor sample tested then you are able to courier it to our laboratory to be slip tested under controlled environmental conditions. This is useful if you have to provide clients with a product specification for tiles or other types of flooring.
If you would like more information on slip testing in Leeds then please contact our head office using the contact form below and our slip testing experts will be happy to assist.
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.
Receiving an enquiry with all relevant information allows us to assist you
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
Ship the Samples
Track shipping details provided by you & inform you when the samples arrive
Samples are conditioned for 24 hours following UKAS requirements
Test and Report
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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Train station platforms are regularly inspected by an independent slip testing company
Pendulum slip resistance testing is carried out to the surfacing installed on
Slip resistance testing is carried out in hotels and kitchens in order
Surface Performance Ltd are experts in the slip analysis and pendulum slip
Surface Performance Ltd provide pendulum slip testing services to architects and building
Surface Performance Ltd carry out pendulum slip resistance testing to BS 7976
Surface Performance Ltd carry out slip resistance testing to stairs and stair
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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