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DECK STRIPS

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Deck Strips
CEO
Torben Farup Henriksen

Founder and Business Development

Non-slip Deck Strips

Slippery deck surfaces can pose a significant hazard. Using GRP Deck Strips is a fast, easy and effective anti-slip solution to avoid slip and fall accidents in areas that can become slippery when wet from water, oil or grease. 

The deck strips are designed to provide superior traction on decks, industrial settings with ramp surfaces, wooden steps and wooden areas in general – and are also perfect ship deck covers. 

These products are made from high quality resins and glass fibers with an exceptionally tough and hard wearing core structure.

What are the benefits?

Our non-slip decking strips offer several benefits in a variety of settings where decking surfaces are present, including: 

  • Improved safety – Installing anti slip decking strips can help reduce the risk of accidents such as slips, trips and falls on slippery surfaces. 
  • Protection against liability claims – In the event of accident companies can be held liable for any injuries due to lack of safety measures. By installing our anti slip strips for decking companies can demonstrate they have taken reasonable steps to upgrade safety.
  • Cost effective solution – Easy to install on existing surfaces – eliminating the need for costly and time-consuming replacement of the entire decking surface. 
  • Versatile solution – They are suitable for indoor and outdoor use, making them a versatile option for many environments

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Easy installation

Hardwearing weather resistant material

Excellent slip resistance

Resistant to water and UV light

Easy to adjust on location

Where do you use deck strips?

Our non-slip decking strips can be used in any location, inside or out, where there is a potential risk of slips and falls – making them a very effective solution for improving safety. The slip proof strips provide a high friction surface that is extremely safe to walk on, even in wet or greasy conditions. 

Deck Strip application
  • Standard size of our deck strips (width x length): 50 or 100mm x 1200mm
  • Colour choice:
    • 50mm: Brown/RAL 8011, Black/RAL 9011  
    • 100mm: Brown/RAL 8011, Black/RAL 9011 and Yellow/RAL 1003  
  • Decks, patios and walkways
  • Industrial and commercial settings
  • Ship decks
  • Warehouse ramps
  • Outdoor decking areas
  • Swimming pool areas
  • Marine environments

The slip resistance level of Real Safety’s solutions are all classified with the highest score of R13.

Deck strips for steel, wooden and concrete steps

Our non slip deck covers can be installed on a variety of surfaces including: 

  • Concrete surfaces such as floors and ramps
  • Wood surfaces such as decks, marine docks and walkways
  • Steel surfaces in industrial and commercial settings such as factories, warehouses and loading docks as it can support a significant amount of weight of any equipment. 
  • Can also be installed on any floor surface near machinery.
Reducing accidents – statistics

According to The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work ( EU-OSHA) statistics, slips, trips and falls accounted for 23% of all non-fatal workplace accidents in the European Union in 2017.

In addition, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) has identified slips, trips and falls as a significant safety hazard in the maritime industry. EMSA noted that wet or slippery deck surfaces can increase the risk of accidents particularly in bad weather conditions. 

Organisations found to be lacking in providing safety measures on deck surfaces, may face legal and financial consequences as well as damage to their reputation and business operations. This liability can take several forms, depending on the specific circumstances of the case. 

  • Negligence – If the company failed to take reasonable steps to ensure the safety of its employees or visitors, it may be liable.  This may include failings to provide: 
    • Adequate lighting
    • Maintain a safe deck surface 
    • Install slip-resistant materials on surfaces where there is a high foot traffic 
  • Premises Liability –  Companies have a duty to maintain their premises in a reasonably safe condition for employees, customers and visitors. If the company knew or should have known about a hazardous condition on the deck surface and failed to take steps to correct it or warn people of the hazard, a premises liability lawsuit might follow. 

Accident Investigation – EMSA – European Maritime Safety Agency

Preventing Work-Related Slips Trips and Falls | Safety and health at work EU-OSHA 

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Deck Strips – Installation Video

Krøyerhus Case Study

Deck Strips Data Sheet

KEY BENEFITS

Real Safety anti-slip GRP decking strips are designed to be installed on top of existing surfaces, making them a quick and cost-effective solution for improving safety on slippery surfaces. 

  • A fast, easy, and effective solution to prevent accidents
  • An exceptionally grippy surface provides excellent slip resistance, in wet, dirty, oily or icy conditions. 
  • The hardness of aluminium oxide grits integrated into the top surface of the fiber glass sheets, makes them impossible to wear down.
  • Being anti slip and available in contrasting colours, the solution meets the requirements of the Building Regulations and DDA.
  • Simple installation – The safe tread decking strips are lightweight and easy to fit and install on steel, wood and concrete.
  • We can cut to size on location if required
  • Width x length: 50 or 100mm x 1200mm
  • Colour: Yellow, Black, Brown
  • Highly resistant to corrosion and can withstand exposure to chemicals, saltwater and other corrosive substances. This makes them ideal for use in industrial, marine and other harsh environments. 
  • 10 years warranty – no maintenance 

If you want more information about our deck strips please get in touch. 

Frequently Asked Questions

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How do I install deck strips?

Please view our installation guide for deck strips here.

Our strips are non-load bearing and are pre-fabricated for a quick and easy installation on existing substrates including concrete, metal and fiberglass, steel, composite grating, wood and tile.

If you need help in finding the best solution, please contact us. Also, visit our Youtube channel where you can subscribe and also view more safety product videos. 

How do I maintain and clean anti-slip deck strips?

Regular cleaning keeps the deck strips free of debris and looking new. Most household methods are suitable. Detergents and mild degreasers work well too – provided that they are diluted with water and immediately hosed off with water. For stubborn deposits on the strips, use a stiff bristle brush. High pressure heated water (660 psi, as used in food processing plants) may be used in industrial environments.

How long do GRP desk strips last?

A minimum of ten years.

How much does deck strips cost?

This depends on the size of the project and requirements. Please contact us for a price.

Is it a sustainable product?

The sustainability of GRP deck strips depends on several factors such as the manufacturing process, transportation, and end-of-life disposal. However, these are durable and long-lasting safety solutions, which reduces the need for frequent replacement. 

When installed correctly, the solution lasts for many years, reducing the need for frequent maintenance and repair. Finally, when it comes to end-life disposal, our anti-slip grp decking strips can be recycled or reused, which reduces waste and conserves resources. 

Why are anti-slip deck strips important?

They are an ideal solution to securing slippery surfaces – especially decks, wooden terraces etc. 

What materials are used to make deck strips?

View our Deck-Strips-Datasheet for more technical details.

Our anti-slip deck strips are made from fibreglass-reinforced polymer (FRP), which is a strong and durable material that is resistant to water, chemicals, UV rays and corrosion making them an ideal choice to improve safety – even in harsh environments. 

We have encapsulated aluminum oxide grits into the surface of the glass fibre to provide optimum friction. Furthermore, the hardness of aluminium oxide integrated into the top surface of the sheets, makes them impossible to wear down. 

The slip resistance level of Real Safety’s solutions are all classified with the highest score of R13.

  • Standard size of our deck strips (width x length): 50 or 100mm x 1200mm 
  • Colour choice:
    • 50mm: Brown/RAL 8011 or Black/RAL 9011
    • 100mm: Brown/RAL 8011, Black/RAL 9011 and Yellow/RAL 1003
How do I choose the right deck strips?

When choosing the right anti slip deck strip for a particular surface, there are several surface factors to consider: 

  • Choosing the right material 
  • Identifying the texture and slip resistance rating 
  • Determining the size and color
  • Installation method
  • Assessment of the surrounding environment
  • Compliance with safety regulations 
  • Cost
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