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WHERE WE FLOOR TEST

Cheap Floor Tests for Businesses and Lawyers available in In all Major UK Cities and nearby Towns including  Floor Testing  in Scotland – Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Perth, Stirling, Inverness and fife / Floor Safety Risk Assessments in North East England – Middlesborough, South Shields, Newcastle, Stockton on Tees, Darlington / Floor Pendulum Testing in North West England – Manchester, Lancaster, Liverpool, Runcorn, Preston, Blackpool, Blackburn Bury, Bolton, Warrington, Widnes, St.Helens (Cheshire) Birkenhead, Ellesmere Port, Chester, Crewe, Oldham, Stockport, Trafford Park. Rochdale, Congleton, Sandbach Macclesfield, / Floor Pendulum Tests in Wales in Cardiff, Newport, Swansea, Colwyn, Rhyl, Bangor / Pendulum Floor Slip Tests in Northern Central England – Sheffield, Leeds, Bradford (Yorkshire), Rotherham, Wakefield, / Slip Resistance Testing in East England in Hull, Humberside and Lincoln / BS7976-2 Pendulum Tests in the Midlands in– Nottingham, Derby, Rugby, Stoke, Stafford, Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Worcester, / Pendulum Flooring Tests in Central England – Northampton, Rugby, Derby, Oxford, Cambridge, Peterborough / HSE and BS7976 Approved Floor Testing in London and Home Counties – Watford, Milton Keynes, St.Albans, Cambridge, Newbury, Reading, Andover, Heathrow / Slip Injury Floor Tests in South England – Portsmouth, Brighton, Eastbourne, Southampton, Bournemouth, Salisbury, Isle of Man /  Floor Testing in Slip Accident Claims in South West England – Swindon, Bristol, Bath, Plymouth, Exeter, Falmouth, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Taunton, Warwick / Cheap Floor Testing in South East England – Dover, Margate, Rochester, Folkestone, Hastings, Tunbridge Wells,



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UK Specialists in H&S Approved Floor Pendulum Testing for Businesses and Expert Witness Services for Slip Injury Lawyers

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Floor Test

Location

Test Floors Dry, Wet or Contaminated

Benefit

Health and safety Executive Recommended

Used

By Floor

Slip

Provides evidence of true anti slip prevention and can use in court in event of personal injury claim

Readings

Pendulum Testing to BS 796-2:2002 + A1 2013

On Site

ALL

Provides true test of slip resistance in the environment a floor slip might occur

Yes

Yes

Yes

PTV* or SRV*

Surface Roughness Testing

On Site

Clean &  Dry

Indicates if floors ready for pendulum testing or require attention (floor refurbishment etc)

Yes

Yes

No - Use the Pendulum Test

Rz in Microns*

Slips Assessment Tool

On Site

NA

Enhances readings provided by Surface Roughness Tester factoring in environmental inputs

HSE Software

Yes

No - Use the Pendulum Test


Textual Message

DIN Std Ramp Testing (DIN 51130 & DIN 51197)


OFF Site

ALL

Assist manufacturers & those specifying floors to choose a floor type for environment it will be used in


Yes

Yes

If used in conjunction with the Pendulum Test

R9 to R16 (Shod - DIN 51130)

ABC (Barefoot - DIN 51097)

Slip-Alert**

ON Site

ALL

Tests the CoF* in the workspace using a trolley propelled down a ramp

See Comments **


No

See Comments **

Digital - Manually converted to COF* / PTV* on a graph

Sled Test

ON Site

Clean & Dry

Indicates if floors ready for pendulum testing or require attention (floor refurbishment etc)

No

No

No - Use the pendulum Test

Various - Converted to COF* / PTV*

Tortus Test

ON Site

Clean & Dry

Indicates if floors ready for pendulum testing or require attention (floor refurbishment etc)

No

No

No - Use the pendulum Test

Various - Converted to COF* / PTV*

* Floor Check Terms used

CoF = Coefficient of Friction

DIN = the equivalent to British Standards in the UK and stands for 'Deutsches Institut für Normung' or German Institute of Standardisation.

HSE = Health & Safety Executive

HSL = Health & safety Laboratories

Microns = 1 millionth of 1 metre (1 human scalp hair is approximately 100 microns)

PTV = Pendulum Test Value

SRV = Slip Resistance Value

Rz = An average indication of total surface roughness measured in microns (Note there is no correlation between Surface Roughness Rz measurements and PTV measurements)


** Slip-Alert is the brand name for this floor test equipment type. The HSE do not recommend the use of Slip-Alert as an alternative for the Pendulum Test but do support its use as another indicator of floor condition in a similar manner to the Surface Roughness Testers.





FloorSlip easy reference Table of Floor Slip Testing

The table below summarises the majority of Floor Tests available and the benefits to you. FloorSlip only use Health & Safety Executive recommended Floor Slip Resistance Testing techniques


The first two mentioned - Pendulum Testing and Surface Roughness Testing provide the mainstay of floor checks recommended and approved by the HSE

Table of floor tests