The busier kitchens become the potential for slip-related accidents naturally increase. Spilt liquids, cooking oils, grease and dry debris can become hazardous on the floor surface. The HSE report, people working in kitchens and food service are more likely to be injured through slips and trips than by anything else. They advise when considering kitchen flooring, it is important to choose one that can cope with water and grease and still be non-slip.
The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 requires employers to ensure the health and safety of all employees and anyone who may be affected by their work. This includes taking steps to control slip and trip risks. The management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 has extended this to include duties on employees to access risks and take action.
The Kitchen mat is great for food preparation areas, bars and dishwasher locations! The mat is manufactured from a hygienic antimicrobial nitrile rubber, which properties inhibit the growth of bacteria. It features an anti-slip raised textured surface, with bevelled edges to avoid unnecessary trips.
The aesthetically pleasing design incorporates functional open holes which allow liquids to drain through. This hard wearing mat upholds excellent resistance to grease and detergents. It is also very easy the clean, use a scrubbing brush to remove any excess grease and oil, and then rinse thoroughly before hanging out to dry. Buy our fantastic kitchen mat here.
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