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Why is slip testing so important for your business?

Slip Testing

Firstly, it is a legal requirement 

It is a legal requirement for business owners to take the proper precautions to ensure the safety of all employees and customers including the safety of all of those who will enter their premises. This includes making sure that their flooring is safe to walk on. As an employer, The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (HSW Act) requires you to ensure the health and safety of all your employees and anyone who may be affected by their work, so far as is reasonably practicable.

Second it safeguards your business

Legalities aside there are so many aspects of running a business and simply ensuring that your floors are not slippery may not be high on your agenda but…. did you know that the main cause of workplace accidents are slips and falls?.
Before opening the doors, business owners must take the necessary precautions to ensure that their flooring is safe to walk on or face hefty fines and lengthy litigation should someone fall over whilst in your premises.

Third, it’s something for you to shout about and shows that you care

If you perform regular slip tests it’s demonstrating that you care about the people that enter your building. It should instil the confidence that you are a business to be trusted and that looking after your customers, staff and suppliers is important and forms a part of your core ethos.

Why use EnviroFacilities?

Quite simply…we care.

Our testing is extremely accurate, is fully compliant with HSE regulations and allows for results to be shown in wet and dry conditions.

Our technicians are fully trained and qualified to use the latest equipment and follow all the procedures in BS7976 – the method of operation and calibration of the Pendulum Tester. Full certification and a detailed report will be provided after testing.

Following the test results, we can also apply a non-slip coating to your floor should it be required.

Would you like advice on what you should do to ensure compliance, or would you like to book us for a Slip Test? Please get in touch https://envirofacilitiesuk.co.uk/commercial-cleaning/pendulum-slip-testing/

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