Archive for the 'Slips, Trips & Falls' Category

Tracking Safety

Dynatrack is a new slip resistant matting specially designed and manufactured in the UK for use in London Underground’s maintenance depots. Developed from its existing proven range of slip resistant flooring, the product was initially trialled at the Cockfosters depot. Now, proven to be very effective in this demanding environment, is now being rolled out to another large depot at Northfields.

Dynatrack has similar characteristics than Vynagrip safety matting, also manufactured by Plastic Extruders. It features a wider grid to allow for dirt and detritus to fall through the gaps thereby removing slip and trip hazards.  Continue reading...

ONLY STANDING FOR THE BEST

Highly slip resistant Grip Rock matting, supplied by international matting manufacturer Plastic Extruders Ltd, is being used at the Zaxos Grill in Vouliagmeni Square in Athens, Greece to provide kitchen workers with an anti-slip surface, even when covered with cooking oil and other liquids.

The matting has been laid alongside the food preparation and cooking areas in this popular souvlaki restaurant. 

Grip Rock is ideal for preparation areas, fast food outlets and other locations such as this where oils, spillages and dropped food constitute slip hazards. Continue reading...

Handling airside safety underfoot

Vynagrip slip resistant matting, manufactured in the UK by Plastic Extruders Ltd, has been extensively installed airside in the baggage handling area of George Best Belfast City Airport.

 

The airport has grown significantly over the last few years and currently caters for over 2.5 million passengers a year. This has led to an increased Continue reading...

Safety Flooring Gets a Face Lift!

Resin Surfaces Limited (RSL) market leading manufacturers of resin based performance coatings and screed systems, are proud to bring to the market an innovative new decorative resin quartz screed with anti-slip features; bringing an end to dull anti-slip flooring solutions.

RSL believe that the floor is an important component in the overall atmosphere and aesthetic appearance of an area but they also understand that sometimes functionality comes before style in demanding working environments and public areas with lots of traffic. This new range of quartz products enables customers to have an eye-catching floor without Continue reading...

Softening the deck

New Tuff Spun Deck is the latest addition to the range of anti-fatigue mattings, from international matting manufacturer Plastic Extruders Ltd. The new matting is specially designed to provide slip protection, comfort underfoot in working environments.

Tuff Spun Deck is a hard-wearing, anti-fatigue matting which combines a closed cell PVC foam base with heavy duty wear layer top surface. The embossed vinyl checker plate wear layer surface provides added traction as well as being abrasion and puncture resistant.  A benefit of Tuff Spun Deck is that it’s manufactured in one single composition with different colours to the wear layer and underside. This means that not only is it bonded perfectly but also has the added advantage of being more competitively priced than traditional mattings manufactured from dual materials.  It is ideal as a durable, slip resistant surface in areas where workers spend extended periods of time standing. Continue reading...

Banking on Grip Rock

The Dutch bank Rabobank Nijkerk in Amersfoort has recently solved a major safety problem with slip resistant Grip Rock matting. The bank had a serious issue with customers slipping on the ceramic tiled ramp which leads up to the entrance. The problem was particularly acute with rain and snow.

To solve the problem, Dutch Plastex distributor, Madico recommended and installed Grip Rock, the high performance all-weather solution which is both quick and easy to install. This is one of a range of mattings supplied by Plastic Extruders. Continue reading...




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