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Grip Potential specialise in independent pedestrian slip risk assessment across the UK. We conduct slip risk assessments daily, in a wide range of environments and for a wide range of clients, on the basis of the following;
We test to BS 7976-2 (The Pendulum Test), the UK HSE and UKSRG preferred in-situ slip test method.
All test equipment carries the appropriate UKAS calibration certification, which is freely available on request.
We remain independent from any anti-slip solution providers, ensuring an impartial report as opposed to a sales pitch.
Our reports are used regularly in slip and fall personal injury cases, by lawyers, solicitors, and forensic engineers.
Our pricing is competitive UK wide, from Plymouth to Inverness. We aim to be the cheapest independent testers without compromising on the highest integrity of assessment/report required to present evidence to a court.
We can offer a fast and flexible response, testing around the clock, at short notice, reporting next day, usually without additional charge.
Our services include:
On site slip risk assessment using BS 7976 (the pendulum test method) with UKAS calibrated instruments.
Accident/forensic investigation following slips and trips accidents. Our forensic reports are CPR compliant.
Pendulum testing of flooring samples (supported by Rz surface roughness measurement) in house, with a fast turn around.
Ongoing risk assessment programs to monitor the slip resistance of the floor with use, wear and cleaning.
We are completely independent delivering the singular service of slip risk assessment. We are not the same as flooring companies, franchisees or part-time consultants offering slip testing as a side line, we are a limited company of expert slip risk consultants offering only professional and impartial assessments. Unlike many who use testing as a sales pitch we do not profit from any anti-slip solutions. This impartial approach allows us to use the most accurate tests and recommend the best solution to any non-compliant floors.
HSE risk assessment compliant test methods are used. We conduct pendulum slip testing to BS 7976, the HSE and UK Slip Resistance Group's preferred slip test method. In addition we measure the Rz surface roughness profile and assess risk in line with the Slips Potential Model. All of our equipment is externally calibrated annually and carries the appropriate UKAS certification. Our service closely follows all guidance for slip specific HSE risk assessment and as such reports are regularly given in evidence in personal injury cases.
Get in touch today to:
Reduce or eliminate slip accidents on your floors by increasing slip safety.
Ensure you have documented evidence that your floors are compliant with UK law / statutory HSE risk assessment requirements.
Reduce or eliminate instances of litigation arising from slip accidents.
Commission accurate and impartial testing from professional and flexible consultants, at the right price.