Workplace slips, trips and falls happen in most industries globally including office, construction and warehousing. Accidents related to slips, trips and falls may appear simple enough but they can become costly to the employers and hazar d to the employee’s health. Most of these acciden ts can be prevented with simple measures and little more attention as part of the overall health and safety strategy.
Providing safe floor solutions for public domains is now made as a crucial issue with construction companies. Many corporate companies are being sued for many minor slippery cases. Wet pendulum testing is becoming important in all sorts of construction such as hospitals, airports, educational premises, fast food centres and private residential properties. This testing helps to ascertain whether a surface is suitable and gives a slip rating. This wet pendulum testing can be done on all types of surfaces such as ceramic, marble, porcelain, granite, limestone, quarry tiles, concrete and wood surf aces.
Anti-slip treatments and coa tings make the floor surface slip resistant, removing the po tential dangers of slips, trips and falls and minimizes the chances of slip accidents. These products are a vailable across all mark et sectors.
While considering external public places, wet pendulum testing can be done on foot paths, parking areas, ramps, toilet blocks just to name a few. Shopping centres and corporate houses expect to ha ve consisten t level of slip resistance in their public areas.
Anti-slip tapes form an inexpensive solution for an anti-slip treatment for your work areas. It is also known as anti skid tapes or non slip tape. It prevents slipping on boat decks, stair cases, private work areas and in residential places also. Depending on the type of surface many varieties of anti-slip tapes are a vailable such as vinyl, carborundum, conformable and foam.
They are a vailable in different grades for special and gener al purposes. They combine high quality abr asives, and are tough and durable to offer outstanding slip resistance over a long period of time. These anti slip tapes are quick to apply, easy to main tain and a vailable in rolls, various widths and in a range of colours to blend and stand out with the colour of flooring. They are ideal for doorways, entrances, exercise equipment, ladders, machinery platforms, ramps, porches, scaffolding, steps, walkways etc.
Surface Safe offers diverse range of anti slip products and services in the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie regions. They supply and install wide varieties of epoxy coatings, stair nosing & edgings complying with Australian Standards. Whatever may be your anti-slip needs and requirements, contact Surface Safe in Newcastle for ideal safety solutions. Visit Surface Safe Newcastle website or call 0404 095 734 to obtain a free workplace safety evaluation in Newcastle and other places in NSW.
May 24, 2016
You will strive hard to make the floors of your office and home look stunning, but often neglect to make your floors safe.
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Every year people slip and fall while they walk through and around buildings, according to workplace safety Newcastle statistics.