Sustainable nonslip solution for wooden bridges from Global Safe

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23 August 2013
Sustainable nonslip solution for wooden bridges from Global Safe
Rejuvenated bridge with anti-slip surface.

The periodic safety review for this government authority has identified a potential issue with some wooden pedestrian bridges in Sydney west.

They contacted the Global Safe NSW, a Global Safe Technologies authorised dealer for expert advice and a solution proposal to reduce the risk of a slip and fall incident.

Global Safe NSW has proposed using an environmentally friendly highly slip resistive and attractive anti-slip coating, the Floor Tuff Ultimate to rejuvenate the surfaces, after the existing and badly worn coating was removed and the surface properly prepared.

The Floor Tuff Ultimate product will provide a sustainable Very high Coefficient of Friction / Pendulum Class V slip resistance, which also cures quickly.

To ensure that the newly provided anti-slip surface will provide a problem free, sustainable, long term solution, the existing surfaces had to be properly prepared, by removing all previously applied paints and in grained contamination. The Global Safe NSW team have thoroughly prepared the surface before the application of the new solutions.

After the preparatory work was completed the area was masked then the product was applied. The anti slip layers were sprayed to provide a more consistent, and aesthetically appealing finish.

As the work was performed in a public access way, proper demarcation had to be established. The entire job was supervised by the representative of the local authority.

The entire project was completed within the agreed time frame, including allowance for curing.

Management has expressed their satisfaction both with the rejuvenated surfaces aesthetical appearance as well as the dramatically increased slip resistance of the surfaces.

It has already been indicated that further work requirements are being identified as part of their comprehensive safety review of similar situations.

As a result of the work completed, Global Safe NSW is expected to carry out further work in other areas that will be considered require rejuvenation.

Global Safe NSW is doing safety flooring and can be contacted on 1300 761 410.

Global Safe Technologies Australia is offering a unique, sustainable and mainly environmentally friendly remedial and disability solution range for virtually any surfaces and situations. The solutions provided by the company are also being used at thousands of situations throughout various parts of the world via the Global Safety Surfaces Network© members.
For further information about how Global Safe can assist you with you can contact Global Safe Technologies Australia at 1300 668 620 or +612 9609 4685 from other countries or visit our website www.globalsafe.com.au/index.php#solution

In other parts of the world regarding to sustainable remedial treatments please contact our Global Safety Surfaces network© members;

In North America, please visit our Global Safety Surfaces network© partner’s website www.antislipanywhere.com or antislip.ca contact Anti-Slip Anywhere at (604) 582-SAFE(7233), or North America wide Toll Free at 1 (855) 582-7233

In Spain please contact Global Systems on 937 802 493

In Singapore and other Asian countries please visit our Global Safety Surfaces network© partner’s website www.supasafe.com or contact Supa Safe Pte Ltd on +65 9001 4512.

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