The UK’s independent authority on slip resistance

UKSRG Publications

Here you will find articles published by the UKSRG. White papers and guidance to create safe environments and prevent slips, trips and falls. Read about the pendulum as the most important testing instrument for the UK and find the link to the Guidelines for correct pendulum testing here.

The role of footwear in reducing the risk of slips

Footwear is an important factor for any stakeholder to consider in establishing a slip prevention strategy and is particularly applicable where the type of footwear…


UK Slip Resistance Group Guidelines – Issue 6


The UK Slip Resistance Group compiles, publishes and distributes authoritative guidance on how to reliably test the slip resistance of flooring materials. The Assessment of…


Sustainable slip resistance in resilient vinyl floors

Vinyl Floor Coverings Slip Resistance Many different resilient floor coverings are available with a wide range of performance characteristics and slip claims. It is essential to…


The importance of effective cleaning & maintenance of floors

Slip and trip accidents can be serious and extremely costly – both for building owners and managers and for the victims themselves. Solutions are often simple and implementing an effective cleaning and maintenance programme is usually a cost-effective way of significantly reducing the risk of slips on floors.


Making stairs safer

300,000 hospital admissions each year are from stair accidents – This UKSRG document is for any person or organisation involved with the design, specification, construction, installation or maintenance of internal stairs. It gives professional guidance on features of stair safety and has supporting references for further reading.


The BS 7976 Pendulum

Pendulum, Munro Instruments

In wide use in the UK, the Pendulum is a well developed test method that is capable of producing reliable, accurate, repeatable and reproducible results…


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