How to Avoid accidents due to slippery floors, stairs and other underfoot hazards at Workplace
It’s Great that you have been working in a workplace and after completing certain task your leaving for the Home to spend time with family. You are climbing the ladder to the office which is located upstairs in a premise to see your manager and suddenly you lose your balance from the staircase and fell down. Oh! My dear… it looks like that you are spending your weekend by applying ice on the twisted ankle or muscle strains.
Accidents at workplace is a serious issue. According to Research, Slips, trips, and falls account for 15% of all accidental deaths, second only to automobile fatalities. They are the leading cause of accidents at CMU, accounting for 30% of all reported accidents.
Here we’re going to look more closely at what is meant by Slippery floors, stairs and how they can be avoided or solutions to avoid accidents at workplace.
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What are Slippery floors and stairs?
Slippery floors may be the situation which can cause an Individual to slip, fall or stumble. Slippery stairs are such case where Slips occur when there is too little friction or traction between your feet and the walking surface. The most common causes of slips are wet surfaces, ice or other weather hazards, spills, and poor tread on footwear. Slips from stairs and ladders can be fatal.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) reported that several workers at workplace have been injured due to Slips or trips on floors, stairs and other underfoot hazards and these can be avoided by managing access routes effectively with Anti-slip Technology by Safemate.
What is Safemate Anti-slip Technology?
Safemate have manufactured Anti-slips products to avoid slips, trips on the floor, stairs or onto the pipes.
Anti-slip understands that oil and chemical exposure, high moisture and salt environments, heavy impacts and around-the-clock operations all contribute to creating slippery stairs, ladders and walkways, and have developed cost efficient nonslip solutions to meet these challenges.
A failure to provide an effective slip-resistant workplace or public area can not only cause serious injury or death, it can cost millions of dollars in lost revenue, fines, compensation payments and performance penalties.
The vast range of products which suits design and environment condition of workplace such as Stair Nosing, Stair Capping, Bull Nose Capping, and Offshore Nosing.
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