And if dirt and moisture is tracked into a building, it can have a detrimental effect on the interior floor finishes, not to mention creating a potential slip hazard on hard floors for those that use the building. In fact, according to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), slips and trips account for 31% of the most common accidents in work.
Minimising cleaning and maintenance costs with entrance flooring systems
As we know, facilities management is key to maintaining a clean, safe and healthy building for end users to work, play, learn and live in. However, with budgets becoming tighter year-on-year, cleaning and maintenance regimes are often one of the first services to be heavily effected, despite the enormous amount of dirt and moisture being walked into a building from the soles of shoes and treads of wheels.