With the weather getting a little wetter and Winter really threatening to settle in before Autumn has left us, it’s never been a better time to think about an Anti-Slip solution for your business.
And if you’re a business owner, Facility or Operations Manager the facts won’t surprise you – a whopping one in three workplace accidents are slips and trips. It’s alarming, but very preventable. Here are three ways you can ensure that your business can ease the likelihood of potential falls this Winter, making your premises a safer environment for your customers and your team in the long run.
Talk to the experts
It’s time to bring in the professionals! Essentially you will need to talk to an expert Anti-Slip team who can advise you about how they can foolproof your floor against slips and also wear and tear. Looking for a business who can offer testing and solutions that meet the requirements of the HSA and the Irish Building Regulations of 36 ptv when wet and dry, while protecting the surface from wear and tear is a good place to start. If you’re talking to the right team they’ll understand that this is the highest level Anti-Slip solution that can be offered, and so is a great one to benchmark your premises against.
Put a plan in place
Once you’ve enlisted the help of an Anti-Slip team they’ll put a plan in place to ensure that your floors and surfaces are up to scratch in no time. It’s likely that they’ll perform the gold standard Anti-Slip test – called a Pendulum test, and then based on the results, they’ll provide you with a full report on the status of your floor as well as a plan for any areas of concern. Pendulum testing is the most recognised preferred method of testing because it is accurate, portable and works in the conditions that slip accidents happen.
Once your floors have been assessed, it’s time to make sure that they are brought up to the necessary standards to ensure the surfaces are as safe as they can be. Professional Anti-Slip experts will then talk to you about a full range of professional cleaning products that will remedy treat your floor areas over time, easing your worry and the likelihood of potential falls this Winter.
Facility Flooring are one of Ireland’s leading Flooring suppliers, and their team are experts in Floor Safety. With years of flooring experience they will visit your premises, test and provide a gold standard Pendulum test report as well as recommend and provide solutions for your businesses’ essential Floor Safety this Winter.
For more information on Anti-Slip testing and products contact the team in Facility Flooring on 085 1234899 or on 062 76265