Grip Guard was recently asked to provide floor safety advice to the owners of a residential complex located in Newtown near Sydney.
Every day, we spend at least an hour in the bathroom. When designing a bathroom, it is important to ensure that bathroom flooring is not only beautiful but that it is also safe.
One of the most common accidents in the home is slips and falls. Most of these accidents occur because floor surfaces do not have adequate slip resistance when wet.
Outdoor areas are continually exposed to the elements while indoor areas can become slippery from water that is tracked indoors or that is spilled, dripped or splashed onto floors.
Grip Guard anti-slip treatment does not change the appearance of the floor. Slip resistance is increased by a microscopic modification the pores of tiles or stone. Unlike anti-slip coatings, the treatment is not worn off by foot traffic and does not chan
With increased emphasis on workplace and home safety in recent times, it is essential that property owners address any floor safety concerns to avoid the personal and financial consequences of slip and fall accidents.
Grip Guard non-slip treatment allows property owners to ensure that floors are safe to walk on especially when they are wet.
Ensure that your friends and family arent involved in a slip-fall accident by treating your slippery pool area with Grip Guards anti-slip floor treatment, for any concrete or tiled surface.
Floors treated with Grip Guard non-slip floor treatment retain their colour, shine and lustre but are much safer following the application.
Slip/trip and fall accidents are much more dangerous than they sound. A person who slips and falls or trips and falls can sustain serious personal injuries and permanent disabilities.
Preventing falls is simple and easy. Stairs are a particular issue; even wooden stairs can be made safer with AquaGrip anti-slip tape.
Grip Guard non-slip treatment is a permanent floor modification process that dramatically increases the slip resistance of floor surfaces ï¿½ without any change in appearance.
Grip Guard anti-slip treatment has been formulated to increase the slip resistance of floor surfaces making them safer for pedestrians without changing the appearance of the surface.
Grip Guard provides obligation free floor safety assessments to help identify floors that are a potential slip and fall hazard and then provide advice regarding the most suitable and cost effective non-slip solutions.
Architects, builders, and property owners have a legal obligation to specify or provide a safe anti-slip pedestrian surface for all buildings. A large majority of clients today are looking for a high gloss finish making this a difficult task.
Grip Guard provides comprehensive non-slip floor safety solutions for commercial, residential and government projects.
The importance of non-slip floor surfaces in the home is paramount to providing a safe living environment for families.
Grip Guard Non-Slip is dedicated to keeping the world on its feet. With this in mind, Grip Guard operators provide obligation-free slip resistance testing as well as the most advanced non-slip floor treatment available.
Grip Guard non-slip treatment is the ideal solution for slippery floors which are stone-based including ceramic and porcelain tiles, marble, granite, exposed aggregate, concrete, and terrazzo.
Grip Guards unique anti-slip floor treatment increases the slip resistance of floors without altering the appearance of the floor surface.
Businesses and homeowners are increasingly under the pump to ensure their floors meet Australian Standards for slip resistance.
Grip Guard Non-Slip is working hard to protect Australians from the dangers of slips and falls. By ensuring that all floor surfaces have the necessary anti-slip properties, the likelihood of serious injury to pedestrians is minimized.
Slip and fall injuries are one of the most common accidents in the home. Improper and unsafe selections of floor surfaces endanger family members and guests to our homes.
Floor surfaces that do not have the appropriate non slip properties can have disastrous consequences.
Slip and fall injuries may be the subject of many of Australias Funniest Home Videos however, in reality, slippery floors are a very serious issue in our homes. In fact, slippery floors are one of the largest contributors to injuries in the home.
Statistics show that, in economic terms, falls cost the Australian society more than any other type of injury. There is just no justifiable reason for having floors in the home that are not non-slip.
The worst slip and fall accidents usually occur when a person is unaware that the surface is wet and slippery and is unprepared for the change in surface friction.
You only have to open newspapers and magazine to get an idea of the number of slip and fall injuries that occur every day.
While every floor surface has the potential for accidents, floor surfaces that meet minimum standards of slip resistance provide maximum protection from accidental injury.
GripGuard is an Australian company that has been providing non-slip floor safety services in Australia and Asia for over ten years. Our head office is located in Melbourne and we have over 60 operators throughout the world who are working hard to "keep Australian's on their feet".
GripGuard has a non-slip solution for every slippery floor surface. Our floor safety operators are trained to:
- Assess floor safety needs to ensure compliance with OH&S and Australia Standards using an ASM slip meter
- Implement the most advanced anti-slip products and services available in the world
- Provide on-going advice and maintenance through the Grip Guard Maintenance program
- Provide cost-effective non-slip solutions combined with helpful, friendly and efficient service
- our commitment to excellence
- a community-minded business approach
- having the most technologically advanced anti-slip products and services in the world
- having the largest, most well-trained and most experienced network of operators
With our network of expertly trained floor safety operators, GripGuard offers a wealth of experience and provides advice and services to all clients, helping them to ensure that all legal requirements relating to floor safety, such as OH & S and Australian Standards, are met.
GripGuard is proud to provide their non-slip services in all sectors of the Australian community including:
- Industrial applications - Alcoa, BHP Biliton
- Government Applications - Department of Veteran Affairs, Schools, Hospitals
- Commercial Applications - Cadbury Schweppes, Toyota, MYOB, Red Rooster
- Residential Applications - Aged Care Facilities, Private Residences, DVA