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Cheap Floor Tests for Businesses and Lawyers available in In all Major UK Cities and nearby Towns including  Floor Slip Testing  in Scotland – Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness / Floor Safety Risk Assessments in North East England – Middlesborough, South Shields, Newcastle, Stockton on Tees, Darlington / Floor Resistance 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 Friction Testing in Wales in Cardiff, Newport, Swansea, Colwyn, Rhyl, Bangor / Pendulum Tests in Northern Central England – Sheffield, Leeds, Bradford (Yorkshire), Rotherham, Wakefield, / Slip Resistance Tests in East England in Hull, Humberside and Lincoln / BS7976-2 Pendulum Tests in the Midlands in– Nottingham, Derby, Rugby, Stoke, Stafford, Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Worcester, / Slip Resistance Flooring Tests in Central England – Northampton, Rugby, Derby, Oxford, Cambridge, Peterborough / HSE Approved Floor Testing in London and Home Counties – Watford, Milton Keynes, St.Albans, Cambridge, Newbury, Reading, Andover, Heathrow / Pendulum Floor Tests in South England – Portsmouth, Brighton, Eastbourne, Southampton, Bournemouth, Salisbury, Isle of Man /  Floor Friction Tests in South West England – Swindon, Bristol, Bath, Plymouth, Exeter, Falmouth, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Taunton, Warwick / Cheap Floor Tests in South East England – Dover, Margate, Rochester, Folkestone, Hastings, Tunbridge Wells,

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Links to information on Floor Slips and Pendulum Testing


There is a wealth of information available on the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) web site for - The Reasons for Floor Slips; Preventing Slips, Trips & Falls;  Avoiding Slip Injury Claims; Slip Testing; Floor Cleaning; The Law on Floors and so on.

The aim of this page is to give you links to those we find that we use the most, the majority if which are provided by the HSE and our thanks to them in providing a very good web site packed with useful information


For further information visit http://www.hse.gov.uk/slips/index.htm and HSE Copyright laws http://www.hse.gov.uk/copyright.htm  and http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/


PLEASE NOTE - WEBSITE LINKS ARE CONSTANTLY UPDATED BY THE VARIOUS AGENCIES WE LINK TO - UNFORTUNATELY WE CAN NOT ALWAYS KEEP UP TO DATE WITH THESE CHANGES SO WE APOLOGISE WHERE LINKS ARE BROKEN in which case we would recommend you visit  http://www.hse.gov.uk/slips/index.htm  or  http://www.hse.gov.uk/


Floor Slip Resistance Testing and Floor Test Equipment

The Pendulum Test

Pendulum Test - http://www.hse.gov.uk/SLIPS/step/general/advanced/8E7F777B-3B84-49FE-A3D6-D0324E25A801/HSLCourseTemplate/28531/slidetype1_280757.htm

Setup and Operation of the Pendulum (BS 7976) - http://www.hse.gov.uk/slips/STEP/foodmanufacture/advanced/8E7F777B-3B84-49FE-A3D6-D0324E25A801/HSLCourseTemplate/28531/slidetype1_311901.htm

Note - Both BS 7976-1/-2/-3 and BS EN 13036-4:2011 are valid standards for Pendulum Testing

Pendulum Sliders - http://www.hse.gov.uk/slips/STEP/health/advanced/8E7F777B-3B84-49FE-A3D6-D0324E25A801/HSLCourseTemplate/28531/slidetype2_130578.htm

Pendulum Test Equipment - FloorSlip have an arrangement to purchase Pendulums at a fiercely competitive price with a leading provider of British Manufactured Pendulum Test Equipment (Built to BS Standards)

To purchase a New Pendulum contact FloorSlip direct on UK 08719 152535 or 08713 155789 - find out more about the Pendulum Test Equipment we can provide at http://www.floorslip.com/buy-pendulum-tester.html


Surface Roughness Tests Floor Surface Roughness Test Equipment

Surtronic Duo Surface Roughness Meter (Supplier and Manufacturer) - http://www.spectrum-metrology.co.uk/surffloor.htm

To purchase a New Surtonic Duo E Mail  Suzanne Orris at SPECTRUM  METROLOGY (Manufacturer) on UK 01162 766 262


To have your Surtronic Duo repaired or overhauled contact Jag Nagra at TAYLOR HOBSON (AMETEK) on UK 01162 463 041 / 01162 763 771


Surtronic Duo Surface Roughness Meter (Supplier) - http://www.watco.co.uk/watco-surtronic-duo.html

To purchase a New Surtronic Duo email Colin Stocking or Chris Budd  at WATCO (Supplier)

or Telephone UK 01483 425000


Surtronic Duo Surface Roughness Meter (PDF) http://www.taylor-hobson.com/uploads/images/surtronic-duo.pdf


Slips Assessment Tool (SAT)

Slips Assessment Tool - http://www.hse.gov.uk/slips/sat/index.htm

Slips Assessment Tool for Local Authorities (HELA) - http://www.hse.gov.uk/lau/lacs/77-1.htm


Ramp Tests

Video of Ramp Tests - http://www.hse.gov.uk/slips/STEP/education/advanced/8E7F777B-3B84-49FE-A3D6-D0324E25A801/HSLCourseTemplate/28531/slidetype1_28880.htm


Slip-Alert

Evaluation of the Kirchberg Rolling Slider and SlipAlert Slip Resistance Meters - HSL/2006/65 (PDF) - http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/hsl_pdf/2006/hsl0665.pdf


Floor Testing Results (PTV / SRV / COF / Rz)

Coefficient of Friction Table on Inclined Surfaces - http://www.hse.gov.uk/slips/STEP/health/advanced/8E7F777B-3B84-49FE-A3D6-D0324E25A801/HSLCourseTemplate/28531/slidetype1_130567.htm

Coefficient of Friction Table on Horizontal Surfaces - http://www.hse.gov.uk/slips/STEP/cateringhospitality/advanced/8E7F777B-3B84-49FE-A3D6-D0324E25A801/HSLCourseTemplate/28531/slidetype1_28855.htm


Health & Safety Laws and Regulations; Court Cases and personal injuries from Floor Slips

Floor Testing Standards


BS EN 13036-4:2011 http://shop.bsigroup.com/en/ProductDetail/?pid=000000000030250035

Note - As of May 2012 - BS EN 13036-4:2011 does NOT supersede BS 7976 -1 / -2 / -3 as stated in the BSI website and both sets of standards can be used

BS 7976 - http://shop.bsigroup.com/en/ProductDetail/?pid=000000000030270875

DIN 51130 - http://www.hse.gov.uk/SLIPS/step/education/Advanced/8E7F777B-3B84-49FE-A3D6-D0324E25A801/HSLCourseTemplate/28531/slidetype1_130599.htm

DIN 51097 - http://www.hse.gov.uk/slips/STEP/education/advanced/8E7F777B-3B84-49FE-A3D6-D0324E25A801/HSLCourseTemplate/28531/slidetype1_130609.htm




Law on Floors  and Health & Safety

Workplace Health, Safety & Welfare - http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg244.pdf

The Law on Health & Safety - http://www.hse.gov.uk/slips/law.htm

The Workplace Health & Safety Regulations 1992 - http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1992/3004/contents/made

Health & Safety (Offences) Act 2008 - http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2008/20/schedule/1


Compensation Claims, Court Cases and Articles

Article on Compensation Claims - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1268723/Ridiculous-compensation-culture-claims-pay-outs-burden-tourist-attractions.html


Slip Injury

Court Case of Floor Slip Claim in Nursing Home - http://www.bailii.org/cgi-bin/markup.cgi?doc=/ew/cases/EWCA/Civ/2007/685.html&query=title+%28+ellis+%29&method=boolean


IOSH

Institute of Occupational Safety & Health - http://www.iosh.co.uk/

IOSH Managers Course - http://www.iosh.co.uk/training/training_for_employees/managing_safely.aspx


Preventing Floor Slips, Trips & Falls

Non Slip Products for Floors and Stairs

Supplier - WATCO - http://www.watco.co.ukl

To purchase products email Thomas Ward or Chris Budd  at WATCO or Telephone UK 01483 418 418


Slips Trips and Falls Statistics

Slips Trips and Falls Statistics - http://www.ciria.org/service/Home/AM/ContentManagerNet/ContentDisplay.aspx?Section=Home&ContentID=16514

Slips , Trips and Falls in the Health Services (NHS)

Slips and Trips in the Health Service - http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/hsis2.pdf


Floor Slip Campaigns

Watch Your Step - Promotional Campaign (PDF Poster) - http://www.hse.gov.uk/watchyourstep/leaflets/slipstripsflyer.pdf

Shattered Lives - http://www.hse.gov.uk/shatteredlives/


Improving Slip Resistance and Preventing Floor Slips

Slips & Trips HSE Introduction Page - http://www.hse.gov.uk/slips/

Floor Slip resistance Improvements - http://www.hse.gov.uk/slips/sat/faqslipimprove.htm

Slips & Trips FAQ’s = http://www.hse.gov.uk/slips/faq.htm

Assessing the Slip Resistance of Flooring (PDF) - http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/web/slips01.pdf


Slips, Trips and Falls in the workplace

Preventing Slips & Trips at Work (PDF) http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg225.pdf

Getting to Grips with Slips & Trips - (PDF) - http://www.hse.gov.uk/slips/downloads/gettingtogrips.pdf


Floor Cleaning

Slips & Trips: The Importance of Floor Cleaning (PDF) - http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/web/slips02.pdf

Case Studies for effective floor cleaning - http://www.hse.gov.uk/slips/experience.htm

The Efficacy of Cleaning Regimes Report Number HSL/2005/26 - http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/hsl_pdf/2005/hsl0526.pdf

Workplace health, safety and welfare (A short guide for managers) - http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg244.pdf


Non Slip Floor Ramps for the disabled

Flooring and Floor Ramps for the Disabled

Making access to goods and services easier for disable people (PDF) - http://www.direct.gov.uk/prod_consum_dg/groups/dg_digitalassets/@dg/@en/documents/digitalasset/dg_070741.pdf

Access to Everyday Services - http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/DisabledPeople/Everydaylifeandaccess/Everydayaccess/DG_4018353

Part M of the Building Regulations - http://www.planningportal.gov.uk/buildingregulations/approveddocuments/partm/approved