Share your insights and win a case of champagne!   We are running a health, safety & risk market survey and would love you to help   Please click below to answer a few questions – it will take a few minutes to complete   We will share the results with all respondents, and one…

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Slip tests can be invaluable for learning how to reduce the risk of accidents, or to help to defend insurance claims should they arise. But when should you get a slip test?   If you think you might need one, you almost certainly do… But here are some examples:   1) If you’ve not had…

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Slip resistance is a critical factor for you to consider in any project, yet there is a lot of information out there which can become confusing: R9, DCOF, PTV, RZ, ABC… no wonder sometimes mistakes are made.   Further, most CPDs are given by material suppliers. Even if they give the right information, they are…

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Slips are the biggest cause of accident, injury and insurance claim in most sectors Each year 300,000+ people go to A&E after a slip, leading to 1.5m+ NHS bed days The average insurance claim costs £10,000 and the UK’s total claim costs exceed £1bn annually – that’s £2.7m a day But many costs are not…

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One of the most common questions we are asked is: “what is a slip test?” A slip test, in very simple terms, is a method of scientifically measuring how slip resistant a floor surface is.   Here’s a video which runs through this for you:   In the UK, the slip test method recommended and…

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Christian Harris was asked to assist CIMSPA in a webinar on leisure facility cleaning. Below are the top ten questions that were asked in advance, and Christian’s answers.   The government specifically mentioned harder breathing, and the volume and frequency of surfaces being touched as reasons that facilities haven’t yet been able to open. Why…

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James Harvey of BLM joins Christian Harris on the Slip Safety Show to discuss the claims landscape past, present and future   We crammed in a lot of useful content, including: What have been the most common claims James’ clients have faced, both in Public Liability and Employer’s Liability cases? How has this changed over…

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How do you know how effective your cleaning, waste management or other FM service (whether outsourced or delivered in-house) truly is? My guest on this episode of the Slip Safety Show can benchmark this for you.   Mike Boxall runs Sitemark. It exists to benchmark performance versus best-practice to enable clients to: Minimise costs Demonstrate…

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