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Your Guide to Non-Slip Solutions for Underwater Surfaces

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Your Guide to Non-Slip Solutions for Underwater Surfaces

The surface of your pool steps, hot tub or spa is designed to be smooth for the water to collect correctly and to be more comfortable against your skin. But this design can make it easy to slip. To avoid a slipping accident, you must invest in the right underwater non-slip solutions. Today, there are many solutions available that you can use to increase slip resistance on surfaces. But before you choose one, it is important to consider a few key factors. Key factors to consider when choosing underwater non-slip solutions Design of surfaces Underwater surfaces can be straight or...

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Holiday Season and The Risk of Accidents at Resorts with Pools

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Holiday Season and The Risk of Accidents at Resorts with Pools

Everyone going on holiday to a destination with a warm climate will, at some point, end up at a swimming pool. It is a significant factor that these pools should be clean and safe for holiday goers. If you're the owner or manager of a resort or hotel with a pool, one of the most important things to consider is the level of slip resistance around your pool. Today, there are a variety of non-skid paints for outdoor tiles and wood decks around pools. Let's explore: What to consider when investing in non-skid paints for pools The level of traction...

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How to Fix Slippery Ramps in and Around Your Workplace

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How to Fix Slippery Ramps in and Around Your Workplace

One of the most dangerous areas in or around a commercial or industrial property is a slippery ramp. Ramps are typically made of wood, aluminum, steel or concrete, which cause them to be permanently sleek. However, they can become even more slippery after rainfall or accidental spills. To avoid serious slips and falls in the workplace it is important to invest in non-slip solutions for ramps. Non-slip solutions come in different types of coatings and paints and typically create a textured finish to slippery interior and exterior surfaces. They are also easy to apply on a variety of surfaces. What...

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Measurements and Regulations for Slip Resistance on Surfaces

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Measurements and Regulations for Slip Resistance on Surfaces

When you're ready to increase the traction of flooring surfaces in and around your workplace, you want to make sure the treated areas meet the right standards. In the United States, there are a few organizations and associations that define safety standards. Two of these include: ANSI (American National Standard Institute) ANSI supervises the creation, promulgation and use of thousands of norms and guidelines that impact businesses in all types of industries. NFSI (National Floor Safety Institute) NFSI exists to prevent slip-and-fall accidents by educating the public and businesses through informative programming, research, training and product certification. This institute also...

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What is Extra Grip Rubber and How to Use it

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What is Extra Grip Rubber and How to Use it

The most common way of making floor paint anti-slip is to use a non-slip paint additive and either add it to the floor paint before application or scatter it between the first and second coating of floor paint. Extra Grip Rubber is an effective non-slip paint additive that can be added to your floor paint coatings to create a slip-resistant rubberized coating on surfaces for a better grip and to reduce the slipperiness on surfaces. This non-skid paint additive works by mixing it with floor paint before application. It is a great product to use with most paints except for...

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