Useful Links2018-08-03T15:00:08+00:00

Useful Links

Health and Safety Executive

This site provides information on slips and trips in the workplace. It offers employers,workers, architects and designers advice and guidance to comply with health and safety law.
https://www.hse.gov.uk/slips/

UK Slip Resistance Group

The UKSRG is the leading independent authority on slip resistance in the UK.
https://www.ukslipresistance.org.uk/

Contract Flooring Association

UK trade organization for carpet and hard surface flooring contractors, manufacturers, distributors and consultants.
https://www.cfa.org.uk/

Centre for Accessible Environments

The Centre for Accessible Environments (CAE) is the UK’s leading authority on inclusive design. They aim to help secure a built environment that is usable by everyone, including disabled and older people.
https://www.cae.org.uk/

BS 9266:2013

Design of accessible and adaptable general needs housing – Code of practice. This British Standard explains how, by following the key principles of inclusive design, general needs housing can be made sufficiently flexible and convenient to meet the existing and changing needs of more households and so give people more choice over where they live.
Tel: +44 (0)845 086 9001, Email: cservices@bsigroup.com, Website: www.bsigroup.com/en-GB

The Colour, Light and Contrast Manual

Keith Bright and Geoffrey Cook – ISBN 978-1-4051-9504-1

This book provides a comprehensive source of information and reference on why, when and how people interact with colour, light and contrast when using everyday environments and how these features can be used to enhance the user experience. The intention is to encourage designers, owners and managers of all environments to look at how they can use them in ways that allow independent, convenient and safe use by everyone.

BRE Information Paper

IP15/03, Proprietary nosings for non-domestic stairs.This information paper provides guidance to designers and building managers on the best way to assess the types of proprietary nosings that should be provided on non-domestic stairs.It also considers such other factors as secure fastening and colour contrast
Copies can be obtained at https://www.brebookshop.com/details.jsp?id=144607

The Building Regulations 2010 – Approved Document M

Building Regulations 2010 – Access to and use of buildings – Approved Document M – 2004 Edition incorporating 2010 and 2013 amendments.
Available at website: www.planningportal.gov.uk

BS 8300-2:2018

Design of an accessible and inclusive built environment. Buildings. Code of practice.
Tel: +44 (0)845 086 9001, Email: cservices@bsigroup.com, Website: www.bsigroup.com/en-GB

Cleaning & Maintenance

For further information about recommended cleaning products, including instructions for use and COSHH data sheets, contact:
Selden Research Limited, Staden Business Park, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 9RZ
Tel: 01298 26226 Email: gradus@selden.co.uk Website: www.selden.co.uk