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Slip Safety Services provide bespoke, end-to-end floorcare services and maintenance to quantifiably improve floor safety and/or standards, reducing the risk of slip accidents. The team at Slip Safety Services have over 40 years’ experience in the slip safety and floorcare service industry, marking them as experts in their field that can offer recommendations based on scientific testing (including pendulum and ATP testing) without bias to specific products of manufacturers.

We are trusted nationwide by blue-chip end users, insurers, facility management companies and a range of partners, to provide quality services that demonstrate value.

The Facts

Slip accidents happen every 3 minutes costing businesses one billion per year

HSE estimate a slip or trip accident occurs every 3 minutes in the UK costing over £1bn per annum.

As businesses, we have a responsibility to all employees and visitors to assess and manage slip safety including taking steps to control slip and trip risks.

Over 29% of workplace injuries are slip or trip related costing employers around £500m per year. Further, 21% of all personal injury claims are slip and trip-related. Both staggering figures of which to take note.

Slip Safety Survey

Our slip safety surveys and consultancy combine over 40 years’ industry experience with the very latest in pendulum and ATP testing to produce a comprehensive report to outline areas of concern and recommendations to improve slip safety within your business.

Solutions and ongoing maintenance

Based on scientific testing, we offer customers a non-biased solution of deep cleaning, restoration, sealing and anti-slip treatments for all types of floor surfaces.

Following this, we ensure you remain compliant with legislation through our ongoing planned maintenance of cleaning and re-treatment as necessary which is all documented and certified.

Through demonstrating your willingness towards compliance – as a business you can avoid costly claims, hefty fines and even reduce your insurance costs.

HSE estimates that with effective ongoing management of slip safety, businesses could cut injuries and costs by over 50%.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are my legal requirements?

The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 requires employers to ensure the health and safety of all employees and anyone affected by their work, so far as is reasonably practicable, which means balancing the level of risk against the measures needed to control the risk in terms of money, time or trouble.  This includes taking steps to control slip and trip risks.

How do you test the risk?

Pendulum testing is carried out using a swinging imitation heel, which sweeps over a surface in a controlled manner - allowing the test to measure effect - resulting in a PTV value - giving a slip potential.

What is the risk of slips and trips?

Slips and trips are the most common cause of workplace injuries and over 40% of all reported injuries to members of the public. HSE advise that the majority of all slip accidents happen when a floor becomes contaminated. Check out our services page for more information.

How much can I reduce the risk?

HSE estimates that with effective ongoing management you can reduce your slip risk by over 50%.  

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