Slippery floors are a hazard to any business. Add wet conditions or potential spills and you've multiplied the risk to your employees, equipment and customers. Non slip floor coating can help make your flooring safer, regardless of what might get spilled. Slip resistant floor coatings can be used in a wide variety of places to offer more traction and stability.
1. Non slip flooring products like tapes, treads and sprays can be used on stairways and other small or narrow areas.
2. Non slip floor wax can be applied to large areas to combat slippery, wet conditions.
3. Non slip flooring, such as rugs, mats and other treads, can be placed over non slip flooring coating to provide extra protection.
Depending on the slip resistant floor coatings that you use, you can have it professionally applied or do the work yourself. With non slip floor coatings, you'll provide better protection for your business and employees against slips and falls, which can result in employee time missed and broken equipment.
Assess where you need non slip floor productsNon slip floor coating is useful in many spots, including stairwells, porous surfaces, bathrooms and areas that get wet frequently. Walk around your business location and assess where non slip floor wax or other products could make your business more safe. Ask managers and employees on the ground what areas get slippery or need extra traction for safety.
Examine the options in non slip floor productsYou'll find a range of products on the market, such as rubberized floor coatings, non-slip paint and non slip rugs. If the area will see heavy traffic, including equipment, you'll want to make sure that the coating you choose is designed for tough conditions.
Decide whether to apply the product yourself or hire a professionalBefore tackling the job yourself, make sure that you understand the process and are confident that you can handle it. For large areas, sensitive areas or products that require special application processes, hire someone knowledgeable to do the job.
- In most cases, you'll need to make sure your floor or steps are clean, dry and free from chemicals before applying a non slip coating. Failing to follow the guidelines for application can result in the product not applying properly to the floor.