Architect or designer
Installing suitable flooring in work areas being designed or refurbished is one way to minimise the risk of slips on surfaces likely to become frequently contaminated.
Specifiers' handbook for inclusive design: Internal floor finishes
This Specifiers' Handbook has been produced by the Centre For Accessible Environments and published by RIBA Publishing and provides practical guidance on how to provide internal flooring that enables all users, of all abilities, to be safe as they navigate around the buildings they use. You can buy a copy from RIBA Publishing.
CIRIA C652 Safer surfaces to walk: Reducing the risk of slipping
This guidance is for people who design, procure and manage floors in buildings gives detailed and practical guidance on how to choose new flooring, or improve existing floors and stairs, to stop people from slipping.
- The importance of floor cleaning
- Preventing slips and trips at work INDG 225
- Injury caused by a slip in a kitchen