Contaminants

Chef slipping on spill in kitchen

In almost all slip accidents there is some form of contamination between the floor surface and foot.

If floors are clean and dry they should present a low slip potential.

The control of contamination and the use of appropriate, effective cleaning is key to reducing slips.

This lesson introduces the different ways contaminants can reduce the slip resistance of a floor.


Case study: A sign is not enough
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