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Network Rail slips – £1m paid out in slips, trips and falls insurance claims according to BBC article

Below is a copy of an article published by the BBC on 8th August 2019 which discussed Network Rail slips accidents and resulting insurance claims:   Paddington station: Commuter gets £27k for ‘possible pigeon poo slip’ By Thomas Mackintosh BBC News, London A commuter received £27,602 from Network Rail after “possibly slipping” on pigeon poo…

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Six floor safety maxims to live by – Part Two

Last week we discussed three of the six floor safety maxims to live by, giving you just a preview of how you can reduce risk and prevent accidents. As we touched on previously, these steps are not only designed to help you have fewer accidents and people getting hurt, but also to improve your claims…

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Six floor safety maxims to live by – Part One

Short and sweet, a maxim can help to get to the nitty gritty of a topic. So here are ours, for floor safety. There’s also some further context and explanation below each, but if you can only remember the six sayings, you’ll be in a much better place to achieve reduced risk, see fewer accidents…

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Slip Safety Services partner with AXA Insurance

We are proud to announce that we are working with AXA Insurance as their slip safety partner, bringing safety advice and reducing risks across their customer base in the UK. Working with 103 million customers in 64 countries, AXA are a nationally recognised Insurance provider for homes and businesses, and we are pleased that we…

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Can you treat an outdoor area with anti-slip?

We are often asked if there’s anything we can do to reduce the risk of slipping on outdoor floor surfaces; people know that we can treat indoor flooring, but don’t know how much can be done outdoors to provide the same level of safety and care. We’re happy to announce that yes, indeed we can…

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It’s not too late to show your floors some love…

Valentine’s day might be behind us – but that’s no reason to let your love fade for your flooring. We have three great ways to show your floor some love this spring to keep it looking its best – and keep you safe from the risks of slipping! Deep clean We’re sure that you clean…

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How to interpret Pendulum Test results

Here at Slip Safety Services, we carry out a thorough on-site assessment that incorporates the industry recognised pendulum testing method, as used by Health and Safety Executive (HSE) & UK Slip Resistance Group (UKSRG). Through these effective testing methods, we are able to produce a comprehensive measurable report to outline areas of concern and recommendations…

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How slip safety can reduce your insurance costs

  Slips are almost always the largest cause and cost of claims, regardless of industry. If you can reduce your accidents and claims, though, what effect would this have on your insurance costs? Reviewing premiums with two partners (one broker and one insurer), the spread of premiums paid by significantly—sized clients was from £4m+ to…

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How do slopes affect slip safety?

It sounds obvious to say that if you are walking on a slope you have a greater requirement for floor friction, but how much more friction? Should slopes be avoided where possible – and is there ever a point that a slope is so severe that it’s unsafe? Many floors have slopes to assist with…

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