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CREATE NON SLIP TILE FLOORING WITHIN MINUTES!

Around one-tenth of time spent in hospitals by people aged over 65 is directly attributable to falls, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).

The report, Trends in hospitalisations due to falls by older people, Australia 1999-00 to 2010-2011, shows that over 92,000 people aged 65 and over were seriously injured due to a fall in 2010-11, and that the rate of fall injury cases has risen by about 2% per year since 1999-2000.

'There were nearly 25,000 additional fall injury cases for older people in 2010-11 than there would have been if the rate of falls had remained stable since 1999-2000,' said AIHW spokesperson Professor James Harrison.

'And the number of patient days in hospital for fall-related injuries doubled from 0.7 million in 1999-2000 to 1.4 million in 2010-11.'

The average total length of stay per fall injury case changed little over the period however, being around 15 days in most years.

 

Slip resistance increased to 20% above the safety levels recommended.

SLIPGARDS non-slip tile treatment  was  tested Independently by NATA Queensland Government Accredited Laboratory showed that tiles treated with Slipgard Anti Slip treatment had their slip resistance increased to 20% above the safety levels recommended under the Australian standard for surfaces (AS/NZ 366.1). Since 2002, Slipgard Anti-Slip treatment has been Queensland Home Assist Secure preferred anti-slip product.

Hospitalizations due to falls including follow-up care cause financial burden and hardship for individuals, families and the broader community. Slipgard Anti Slip treatment is an easy, cost-effective solution to provide a safe non-slip environment.

Whilst non-slip bath mats and non-slip strips are often perceived to be a cheap alternative, these products need to be replaced regularly. Slipgard Anti Slip treatment provides a quality non-slip surface for up to five years. Better still with Slipgard Anti Slip treatment there are NO fungal or bacterial problems as there are with slip mats and strips.

We have been manufacturing simple to use and easy to apply cleaning and anti slip product for over 10 years. That’s why our outstanding product has made us the market leader in home safety.

For commercial and industrial use or further information about Slipgard Anti Slip treatment please contact us.



Slipgard Clients

Slipgard Non slip tile treatment is use by Hamilton Island, Royal Pines Resort, Sea World, Ashmore Council, Brisbane City Council, Bond University, Dream World, Mobil to create safe non slip tiles where tiles are used in public areas as well as safe anti slip tiled work areas.
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