At some point or another, everybody has had an embarrassing slip on a wet floor. If you are able-bodied then maybe you styled it out and out of luck, didn’t hit the floor. Even if you are able-bodied, if you do hit the floor, it’s embarrassing to say the least and more importantly, it can hurt so, just imagine if you had restricted movement;


It goes without saying that, the primary purpose of safety flooring is to prevent injury, although there are some added benefits depending upon where the floor is.

Where are they most common?

Typically, you’d find Altro flooring in Swindon installed in places like; Medical surgeries, hospitals and care homes because, they are deemed to be high risk areas. Even if, a safety floor is wet, you are much less likely to take a tumble.

They can also be installed in places whereby the floor needs to be protected too. Places where things like oil spills are a regular occurrence; garages or factory floors are prime examples.


This one an interesting subject, most companies don’t advertise their secret materials, presumably to protect their own interests and to help them remain ‘unique’. It could be a perfect chance to give your local experts a call and pick their brains.

To be sure

One thing you can be sure of, is that, even with a quick Internet search, you will find some companies that offer a huge range of floor, wall and door solutions and, have been in business for over 50 years!