Sources of Liquid Safeguards to Control Slips (Trips and Falls)

Young shop manager awarded €47k after injuring knee in water slip

Sources of liquid

A slip on the level by a shod pedestrian has three critical risk factors

Slip factors

As well as leading to a moist/wet floor, liquid could damage a floor over time

In this video (6 min 7 sec), Steve Thorpe from HSL demonstrates pendulum slip resistance results of a dry floor, a wet floor and a “cleaned” floor

The Napo animated video "Cold case" (59 seconds) shows the hazard from a leaking pipe

This video (1 minute, 1 second) shows an animated slip on an oil spill with real-life video removing an oil spill.