none

HONG KONG MASS TRANSIT RAILWAY LOOKS TO SOUTH AUSTRALIA FOR SAFETY

13-02-2020
by 
in 

Over the past 30 years, Adelaide manufactured Floorsafe brand safety products have gained global renown amongst architects, builders and contractors for providing long lasting safety.

Now the company’s safety tread nosings have been selected for use by the Operations Division of the Hong Kong Mass Transit Railway.

According to Floorsafe MD Philip Zagni: “Having previously suppled safety treads to offshore oil rigs in Malaysia, we were delighted when the same contractor contacted us to provide enough stair nosings in order to complete the concourse and platform levels at the Tin Shui Wai station.”

The contract called for a tough, long wearing product manufactured to a required size and colour. Floorsafe’s RMN safety treads are completely anti-slip safe and chemical resistant.

Test reports show that the product exceeds the AS/NZS 4586-2004 slip resistance classification of new pedestrian surface materials and exceeds the recommendations of the HB-197 slip resistance standard for external stairs.

Says Zagni: “That’s why companies such as Shell, Esso, Qantas, Origin Energy, Thiess Black, Liebherr Australia and many other manufacturing companies are among those who are overcoming OH&S safety issues by using our quality made products.”

The RMN safety treads are made at Floorsafe’s Adelaide factory using 1.6mm galvanised metal. The plate is first prepared with a special primer coat, and after drying three coloured coats of chemical-resistant two-part polyurethane are applied.

During the three-stage process an aluminium oxide granule is incorporated, which provides both the anti-slip performance and the extreme hardness of the finished product.

Although safety yellow is the most popular colour, any Australian standard colour can be provided.

Floorsafe
1300 717 769
www.floorsafe.com.au

 

Related news & editorials

  1. Australis Engineering introduces the Hygenius Food Grade Conveyors – the truly clean and hygienic conveyor. Perfect for raw meat, poultry, seafood, pet food, fruit and veggies and dairy.
    01.03.2021
    01.03.2021
    by      In , In
    A new conveyor belt system aims to revolutionise the handling of food by minimising cross contamination and reducing downtime.
    Australis Engineering introduces the Hygenius Food Grade Conveyors – the truly clean and hygienic conveyor. Perfect for raw meat, poultry, seafood, pet food, fruit and... Read More
  2. More than one in six Australians suffers hearing loss, and thanks to an ageing population and more people being exposed to dangerously loud noise, that number is expected to rise in the coming decades.
    22.02.2021
    22.02.2021
    by      In , In
    More than one in six Australians suffers hearing loss, and thanks to an ageing population and more people being exposed to dangerously loud noise, that number is expected to rise in the coming decades.
    The resulting productivity losses, according to recent figures from Australian hearing care and... Read More
  3. The team at PFD Food Services turned to A-Safe to improve their Brisbane warehouse workflow and ensure the products supplied to customers are safe and meet food safety requirements.
    17.02.2021
    17.02.2021
    by      In , In
    Safely moving large palettes on forklifts in tight spaces can be a challenging ordeal. Add in staff and pedestrians to that mix and it increases the likelihood of something going awry.
    That’s why the team at PFD Food Services turned to A-Safe to improve their Brisbane warehouse workflow and ensure... Read More
  4. Absorb’s Spill Kit Service Program was designed to provide comprehensive supply, auditing and management of spill kits across your entire site, ensure your duty of care is maintained and to promote compliance with Environmental Legislation.
    15.02.2021
    15.02.2021
    by      In , In
    A fire extinguisher must be ready at all times – that’s why we get them checked and serviced by a professional.
    Similarly, an environmental spill kit must be ready at all times. When was the last time you had yours checked or serviced by a professional?
    Supporting Australian companies for 25 years... Read More
Products
Suppliers