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A STILE OF SAFETY

A few months ago, we touched on the subject of slippery boardwalks and the perils of using chicken wire mesh as a method of slip resistance when it’s a hazard in itself. As well as boardwalks, countryside stiles also have their problems. These get slimy with a build-up of algae and moss and are extremely […]

The perils of chicken wire

Chicken wire mesh is ideal for chicken enclosures and rabbit runs, but we wonder why it is still being used as a slip resistant measure when it’s a hazard in itself. Many local authorities, country parks, forestry and environment management and maintenance tend to use it because it’s cheap and quick way (they believe) to […]

Don’t let your slippery steps become an injury claim

Steps around the golf course are often a nice feature making the course both more aesthetically pleasing and more accessible. However, wooden stairs develop a slimy slippery coating outside thanks to rain, algae and moss. They can often become hazardous and increase the risk of the most common cause of major injuries… slips, trips and […]