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Cheap Floor Tests for Businesses and Lawyers available in In all Major UK Cities and nearby Towns including  Floor Testing  in Scotland – Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Perth, Stirling, Inverness and fife / Floor Safety Risk Assessments in North East England – Middlesborough, South Shields, Newcastle, Stockton on Tees, Darlington / Floor Pendulum Testing in North West England – Manchester, Lancaster, Liverpool, Runcorn, Preston, Blackpool, Blackburn Bury, Bolton, Warrington, Widnes, St.Helens (Cheshire) Birkenhead, Ellesmere Port, Chester, Crewe, Oldham, Stockport, Trafford Park. Rochdale, Congleton, Sandbach Macclesfield, / Floor Pendulum Tests in Wales in Cardiff, Newport, Swansea, Colwyn, Rhyl, Bangor / Pendulum Floor Slip Tests in Northern Central England – Sheffield, Leeds, Bradford (Yorkshire), Rotherham, Wakefield, / Slip Resistance Testing in East England in Hull, Humberside and Lincoln / BS7976-2 Pendulum Tests in the Midlands in– Nottingham, Derby, Rugby, Stoke, Stafford, Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Worcester, / Pendulum Flooring Tests in Central England – Northampton, Rugby, Derby, Oxford, Cambridge, Peterborough / HSE and BS7976 Approved Floor Testing in London and Home Counties – Watford, Milton Keynes, St.Albans, Cambridge, Newbury, Reading, Andover, Heathrow / Slip Injury Floor Tests in South England – Portsmouth, Brighton, Eastbourne, Southampton, Bournemouth, Salisbury, Isle of Man /  Floor Testing in Slip Accident Claims in South West England – Swindon, Bristol, Bath, Plymouth, Exeter, Falmouth, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Taunton, Warwick / Cheap Floor Testing in South East England – Dover, Margate, Rochester, Folkestone, Hastings, Tunbridge Wells,

FloorSlip Ltd – Head Office - Preston UK - Registered Limited Company 07757686

UK Specialists in H&S Approved Floor Pendulum Testing for Businesses and Expert Witness Services for Slip Injury Lawyers


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News - BS 7976 is to be replaced by BS-EN 16165 - circa 2022

News - BS 7976 is to be replaced by BS-EN 16165 - circa 2022

Floor Sample Testing on new and used floors in the UK, Europe and Worldwide - Prevent Slip Injury Claims in advance!!

For prices starting from just (GBP) £177*, FloorSlip can Pendulum Test a wide range of new and used floor samples quickly and efficiently with a same day turn round if required of results (once samples are received / payment made).

*‘Rough’ finish floors start from GBP £227.

Testing of floor coverings in advance will ensure the floor surfaces will have the required anti-slip properties to prevent floor slips that might otherwise lead to a slip and fall accident injury and subsequent accident claim.

Typical slip injury claims start from around £15,000 and are the second highest claim rate in the UK but FloorSlip are involved in claims in excess of £1 million !!. Don’t get caught - get your floors sample tested now - Contact FloorSlip now

The range of floor types which can typically be tested

Floor sample testing is available for domestic flooring and commercial floor installations for:

- Linoleum, Vinyl, Wood and Wood laminates floor testing

- Testing of ceramic, tiled, marble and Terrazzo floors

- Testing of steel and aluminium checker plate flooring

- Other flooring types may also be tested such as plastics and glass

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Floor Testing with different Contaminants

We also test your floor with the different contaminant types you might typically find in your environment such as blood, urine, sawdust, beer, talcum powder, cooking oil, engine grease and so forth

Contact FloorSlip now for cheap floor sample testing of New and Used Samples

Off Site Floor Testing for flooring samples before a floor costs from only £177*

Sample testing beforehand using the industry / HSE recognised Pendulum Testing Method conducted to BS standards (BS7976-2 and BS 13036-4) proves to floor specifiers, builders and architects that the customers desired floor is not only pleasing to the eye but also of a sufficient slip resistance to satisfy Health & Safety Regulations; and to avoid future prosecution for dangerous slippery floor surfaces.

*‘Rough’ finish floors start from £227.

Additionally, arriving at specific Pendulum Test Values for each sample tested will give you a reasonable indication of a typical R Value that you are likely to see if you decided to conduct ramp testing using shoes show with a 96 rubber hardness or 55 rubber hardness slider or bare feet as the table below shows

Sample Floor Testing of Used Floors

FloorSlip can also conduct sample tests on used floors. We are typically asked to do this in slip injury claims where a floor has been replaced but samples of the original flooring are still available.

Safety Footwear Testing

Floorslip can also arrange ramp testing of safety footwear for a variety of reasons but principally for the ability to prevent floor slips. Footwear can not be controlled in public places and relies on a good slip resistance flooring specification at the outset.

We typically recommend ramp testing to test non-slip footwear in the following circumstances: -

1. To prove the ability of a particular shoe in conjunction with specific floor types and contaminants in a definitive location - e.g. in a chemical factory

2. To prove a shoe sole / heel combination for generic non-slip use; this is typically conducted using a rubber hardness of 55 on a range of floor types generally found in areas where non-slip is essential such as in a kitchen environment..

Slip risks can be vastly reduced by having a combination of anti slip footwear and non slip floors, which combined and when both floor are shoe are new far exceeds the Slip Resistance Values expected by the HSE

Important Note - Shoe Wear

Both safety shoes AND non slip floors wear out. Therefore employers and managers duty of care should be to monitor both. Note also, even in good intent, the combination of one safety shoe type and a floor of a particular floor slip properties may not work effectively in conjunction with each other and this can be tested for.

slippery floor surface

Shiny floors are Floor Slip accidents waiting to occur


Indicative R Rating Value*

(Pendulum Test Value)

Shod Environments

11 - 18

R 9

18 - 34

R 10

34 - 51

R 11

51 - 70

R 12

70 +

R 13


Indicative A-B-C Value*

(Pendulum Test Value)

Bare Feet Environments

21 - 31


32 - 42


45 +


* It should be clearly understood that a full ramp test will conduct a test of a SPECIFIC floor type with a SPECIFIC shoe sole/heel material type for a SPECIFIC range of contaminants whereas the Pendulum Test Values will only read across to INDICATIVE VALUES of the DIN 51130 RAMP TEST FOR SHOD FEET and the DIN 51097 RAMP TEST FOR BARE FEET

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