Slipping Solutions

Providing answers to slips and falls

Businesses are at risk
for slips and falls

       Homeowners are at
      risk for slips and falls

Assisted Living Facilities

Banks

Bus Terminals

Cafeterias

Car Dealers

Casinos

Commercial Buildings

Convenience Stores

Convention Centers

Country Clubs

Day Care Centers

Docks

Factories

Garages

Gas Stations

Govt Buildings     

Hair Salons

Home Stores

Hospitals


 

National Floor Safety Institute states:


  • Falls account for over 8 million hospital emergency room visits, representing the leading cause of visits (21.3%).

  • Slip and falls are the number one cause of accidental injuries in hotels, restaurants and public buildings.

  • Most slips and falls occur on wet surfaces.

  • Slips and falls do not constitute a primary cause of fatal occupational injuries, but represent the primary cause of lost days from work.

  • Half of all accidental deaths in the home are caused by a fall. Most fall injuries in the home happen at ground level, not from an elevation.Over 60% of nursing homes residents will fall each year.

Hotels

Lumber Yards

Medical Centers

Motels

Museums

Nursing Homes

Post Offices

Restaurants

Retail locations

Retirement Communities

Schools

Shopping Malls

Swimming Pools

Theaters

Train Stations

Universities

Warehouses

Workout Gyms

And more......


 

National Safety Council states:

  • Slips and fall accidents occur more than 9 million times annually. This equates to 25,000 accidents daily.

  • Slip and fall accidents are the number two cause of accidental deaths. (Vehicle accidents are number one).

  • Slips and falls are the number one cause of accidental injuries in hotels, restaurants and public building.

  • Fatal falls among adults 65 and older have risen 112% since 1999.

  • The cost of unintentional injuries to Americans and their employers exceeds hundreds of billions nationally and are paid in the form of taxes, insurance premiums, medical costs, property damage, lost wages and productivity. The emotional toll causes great suffering for families and loved ones.

Basement Floors

Bathroom Floors

Bathtubs

Entryways
Garage Floors
Hallways
Kitchen Floors

Patios

Porch Floors

Shower Floors

Stairs

Swimming Pool Decks

Walkways

And more......



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Treatable surfaces

Ceramic tile
Concrete
Enamel tile
Flagstone
Glazed brick
Granite
Marble
Porcelain tile
Porcelain tubs and showers
Quarry tile
River Rock
Slate
Spanish tile
Terrazzo
Travertine
and more......

Safety Standards
“A static anti-slip coefficient of friction of .50 or above is considered a safe walkway surface with a dry condition. A reading below .50 is considered an unsafe walkway surface.”

.60 and greater - Very Safe


.50 - .59 – Relatively Safe

.40 - .49 – Dangerous

.35 - .39 – Very Dangerous

.00 - .34 – Unusually Dangerous



As adopted by Underwriters Laboratory (UL) and the American Society of Testing and Materials (A.S.T.M.)


Contact us to do a test on your floor or bath tub and will show how we can make a difference. 302.668.6322 or info@slippingsolutions.com