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How to reduce the risk of slip accidents.
Slip accidents are one of the primary causes of fall injuries in the workplace. That is why we at Sika Footwear always focus on slip resistance and the slip resistant properties in our products.
Right now, slip resistance is getting increased attention from several different industries, and this is for a good reason. Slip resistant footwear can prove to be a really good investment – for both health and the bottom line. At Sika Footwear we have many years of experience in developing slip resistant work footwear for different industries and environments, and our consultants are always ready to help you be more secure on your feet in the workplace.
Did you know that?
25,4% of all reported work accidents are due to slips, falls or crashes – and the average cost of serious work accidents is approximately DKK 85,000.
SOURCE: Danish National Board of Industrial Injuries 2016, PriceWaterHouseCoopers
and the Aarhus University, School of Business and Social Sciences
What is slip resistance?
Slip resistance is a general term for the slip resistant properties of the footwear, in conjunction with the substrate, the person and the environment in which the person is moving.
The fact that a shoe is certified as being slip resistant is no guarantee against slip accidents, but it means that the risk is significantly reduced. When working with slip resistance, there are many factors you need to be aware of: