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Slips and trips - Cleaning regimes

Cleaning is normally undertaken for two reasons, maintaining the appearance of a floor or for hygiene purposes. Cleaning also has an important role in preventing slips and trips; done well it can help to reduce the risk but done badly it can increase the risk. Cleaning should therefore be carefully considered both as a control measure and as a potential source of risk.
Document type: Risk Standards & Guidance
Last updated: 26 April 2024
First published: 26 April 2024
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