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WHY WESSEX? 
 

WHY DO WESSEX OFFER THE BEST SLIP RESISTANCE INSTRUMENTS ON THE MARKET? 
 
If you provide flooring in a public area, it is your responsibility to ensure that it is resistant to slips.  
 
Many STF accidents are preventable. Even if you think that your floors are not slippery, how would you prove this in a court of law? 
 
 

 
Wessex has over 50 years experience in the specialist field of slip resistance 
 

The British Pendulum and the Tortus Floor Friction tester are internationally recognised and certified slip resistance tools in the market place 
 
Wessex are safety professionals, with many years experience in the Slip Resistance field 
 
The combined manufacture of both the Pendulum and the Tortus, and now the Ramp Test, enables Wessex to offer the most comprehensive, all encompassing slip resistance programme 
 
Wessex can offer measurement of both the dynamic and static coefficient of friction 
 
The British Pendulum is endorsed by the UK Health & Safety Executive http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/web/slips01.pdf 
 
The Tortus Floor Friction Tester is endorsed by the American Ceramic Tile Association: http://www.ctioa.org/reports/cof18.html 
 
The Ramp Test for testing floor tiling 
 
All instruments are portable supplied complete with a carrying case 
 
All instruments are simple to use, with full training available 
 
Wessex has a network of global agents available to offer total support 
 
 
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