Sports & Entertainment
Fitness, Facilities, Stadiums, Arenas, Theatres, Cinemas, Pools.
Sports and entertainment facilities provide a wide range of environments for its clientele. From the playing surfaces, spectator areas and stairs, to the refreshment and restroom facilities. These facilities are faced with the need to provide a safe and accessible environment for staff and visitors alike. Specific attention to their floor surfaces is crucial in this task.
Slips happen because of a lack of friction or traction between footwear and the walking surface. Some common causes of slips are:
- Hazards created from weather (e.g. puddles, snow, ice)
- Surfaces that are wet or oily
- Loose rugs or mats
Statistically, slips and falls are the most common causes of workplace injury. However, they are also among the easiest to prevent.