The UK’s independent authority on slip resistance

UKSRG Publications

Here you will find a selection of publications by the UKSRG.

UK Slip Resistance Group Guidelines

The UK Slip Resistance Group compiles, publishes and distributes authoritative guidance on how to reliably test the slip resistance of flooring materials. The Assessment of…

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The importance of effective cleaning & maintenance of floors

Slip and trip accidents can be serious and extremely costly – both for building owners and managers and for the victims themselves. Solutions are often simple and implementing an effective cleaning and maintenance programme is usually a cost-effective way of significantly reducing the risk of slips on floors.

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Making stairs safer

300,000 hospital admissions each year are from stair accidents – This UKSRG document is for any person or organisation involved with the design, specification, construction, installation or maintenance of internal stairs. It gives professional guidance on features of stair safety and has supporting references for further reading.

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Introduction to the Pendulum Tester

The Pendulum Tester was originally designed in the 1940s by Percy Sigler to measure the slip resistance of floors in government buildings. During the late…

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The role of footwear in reducing the risk of slips

Footwear is an important factor for any stakeholder to consider in establishing a slip prevention strategy and is particularly applicable where the type of footwear…

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Find a UKSRG
member

Find members who can help you with a range of professional services related to slips, trips and falls.

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Why cleaning is so important

People rarely slip on clean dry floors. Floors in poor condition and bad housekeeping are responsible for most trip injuries.

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Become a member and get involved in the UK Slip Resistance Group

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