For many years chequer plate and similar metal profiled materials have been used as an anti-slip surface. Experience tells us however that in wet, oily and greasy conditions these surfaces can represent a serious slip risk. Even in the dry these surfaces can become a slip risk depending on the footwear being worn.
The UK HSE has carried out numerous slip tests on chequer plate and other metal profiled surfaces and stated the following: The findings suggest that it should not be assumed that the introduction of a profiled surface would automatically improve the slip resistance experienced by a pedestrian. Stop Slip supply a range of professional anti-slip solutions to reduce the risk of slip accidents associated with metal profiled surfaces to suit all budgets.
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