In the past, your choices as an architect or building operator have been limited to a floor that looks great (as in, shiny and aesthetically pleasing) versus a floor that is safe-when-wet (as in an Altro-type floor, a textured resin, or similar). But now, that balance of safety and aesthetic is possible thanks to polymer…

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Our founder, Christian Harris, was quoted yesterday on the BBC Sport live coverage of Wimbledon.   Over the first few days of the Championship, several players have slipped and fallen, causing injuries. Serena Williams, arguably the greatest ever female player, even had to withdraw from the Championships.   Christian had posted about this on LinkedIn,…

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How Do Slips and Trips Occur? Slips, falls, and trips often result in injuries at the workplace and home. In 2013, the National Safety Council chartbook reported that injuries from these common accidents involved roughly 229,190 cases. The majority of the victims had to take days away from their work – some 724 workers lost…

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Colette James suffered serious injuries in 2017 whilst visiting Perdiswell Leisure Centre in Worcester. Walking towards the changing room after a swim, she slipped, fell and broke several bones in her back.   This story has resurfaced recently after Miss James criticised the council for not having replaced the tiles.   Looking into the matter…

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If you engage us to do a pendulum slip test for you, you’ll receive an in-depth report. This will include quantitative results from the testing, qualitative findings from our visit and recommendations on how (if needed) you can increase the wet slip safety of your floor(s). Here are some example reports. Click on the images…

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How many articles start with this phrase, but COVID has changed the world – including shining a light on the importance of cleaning and hygiene relating to safety. But what is that light reflecting? Is it perfect standards, measurable results, scientific proof and utmost confidence? Or is it do more, blind trust and hope for…

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