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Slips Cost More Than You Think


Slip Costs

Slips probably cost your business far more than you imagine and even if your business is slip free today you should be vigilant.


Capital Costs

  • The cost of unsuitable flooring that results in slip injuries

  • The cost of ineffective anti-slip treatments, coatings, or paints

Operational Costs

  • Ineffective, inappropriate or wasteful cleaning

  • Insurance, legal and admin costs of claims for slip injuries

Hidden Costs

  • Slip injuries cause 100,000’s of hospital bed days per year

  • Insurance covers only a small part of the overall cost of slipping issues

  • Slip injuries can damage your business reputation

Save time and money: learn how to keep your floors free from slipping accidents.


Has someone slipped up?....

Small mistakes or changes can lead to serious costs and slip headaches. An inappropriate floor can be expensive...


Legal Disputes caused by Poor Flooring

Legal disputes after laying an inappropriate floor can be expensive. In extreme cases poor flooring can result in major lawsuits with the building owners, argitects, designers, and flooring contractors all blaning each other or all blaming the operations people and cleaners.


Specify the required slip resistance or pay for the consequences.

Don’t slip up when changing your cleaning

A small change to the cleaning at a shopping mall resulted in several broken bones. Test for slip risk before and after cleaning regime changes.

Change of use... who slipped up

New owners installed a kitchen and canteen near the top of stairs. The floor was unsuitable and dangerous. Change of use: test the floor.


Win-win, no blame and safe floors

If you work together with your in-house or FM Operations teams and measure the slip risk before and after any changes then it will help build trust and faclitate a genuine “no blame” partnership.

Quick and easy slip testing helps you share data and work in partnership with in-house or contract cleaners to keep floors safe.


Safer, greener and lower cost

It is possible to find "green" cleaning. It is also possible to extend the life of many "safe" floors. If you switch to "green" cleaning and then find the floors are slippery you may be the baby out with the bath water. if an old floor is found to be slippery in areas of high footfall you may be jumping to conclusions that it needs replacing. It may be that once applied properly and in a way that suits your floor that your green cleaning is effective at keeping floors slip free.


The ability to measure the slip risk of floors can help you adjust cleaning methods and frequency till they suit your needs. It could make you greener and safer. It will save you money.


Guide to Slip Prevention

The links below reflect the links on the pages of the Pocket Guide to Slip Prevention.

Slip Prevention Extra Detail

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The printed version of the Pocket Guide to Slip Prevention is a free publication designed to help you to manage slip risk. Contact SlipAlert




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