Category Archives: Facility Management

Standards Australia releases new Slip Resistance Guide

Standards Australia releases new Slip Resistance guide Standards Australia recently released the updated HB 198:2014 "Guide to the specification and testing of slip resistance of pedestrian surfaces".     This slip resistance guide covers additional ratings for stair nosing’s, stair landings and pedestrian ramps. The guidelines provide those slip ratings are deemed to meet the…
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5 Common slip fall risk areas

Our friends at Safe Environments have reviewed their National database of Slip Test results and identified the 5 most common areas slip fall risk areas in and around your property that are likely to cause  an accident. Some of them are obvious, stairs, wet areas like bathrooms and kitchens etc. but if you are the…
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What is a Facility Managers Duty of Care?

What is a Facility Managers Duty of Care? If you are a facility manager for any type of property in Australia then you have certain safety responsibilities or a duty of care to anyone who enters the facility, and this includes taking any reasonable measures possible to prevent slip fall accidents and injuries. Some floor…
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Do Retail Shops Need Anti Slip Floor Treatment ?

Do Retail Shops Need Anti Slip Floor Treatment? Anti slip floor treatment for retail shop floors is an important consideration. In Australia you have a Duty of Care to ensure that people who visit or shop on your property are kept safe. If a slip fall accident or injury happens then you could face a…
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