Monthly Archives: November 2018

Slippery Chequer Plate Metal Steps sorted with GripClad

It is generally believed that a chequer plate sheet is a solution to prevent slips and trips. If you have ever stepped or walked on wet or oily chequer plate, however, you will immediately know that this is not the case. In fact, they are a main contributor to thousands of slip accidents, indeed chequer plated […]

West Lancashire Golf Club improve their standards with GripClad

  The West Lancashire Golf Club pride themselves on making sure they are improving standards all the time. So, when Course Manager, Stuart, started his role at the course 4 years ago he spotted some obvious improvements needed to the wooden sleeper steps around the greens, and they needed to be anti-slip.

How to Fix Slippery Wooden Steps

Wooden steps are an aesthetically pleasing addition to buildings both inside and out. However, in an instant, wood can become a dangerous slipping hazard particularly when smooth and/or wet. Inside, non-tactile shoes and smooth wood surfaces are a risky combination. And for external steps, rain, algae and ice can make them particularly treacherous, especially when […]

GRP Grating: Unusual for some, but always practical!

Earlier this year we fitted a walkway using our GRP Grating for Tarmac Marine, which was a first for us, given the conditions the walkways would be used in, being used on a Tarmac vessel. Tarmac Marine contacted us looking for a different solution to their ongoing walkway problems.