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Professional basketball match abandoned due to slippery floor

Just before the new year, Sheffield Sharks’ British Basketball League match against Sheffield Sharks was abandoned “over fears for the players’ safety”. Two of Leicester’s players had been injured due to slips, causing them to leave the match.   It was felt that an incorrect cleaning regime had caused the issue.   Cleaning comes under…

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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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floor maxims

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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floor maxims

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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AXA

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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outdoor antislip

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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floors love

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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understanding ptv

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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