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Slip resistant walking surfaces – safety of walking surfaces in and around buildings

People tend to blame themselves for slipping and falling, but in many cases the walking surface itself contributes to their fall.

  • Published on 1 February 2014
  • Of interest to Designers, Architects
  • 1st edition

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