Fire Escape Staircases – GRP Anti Slip Stair Tread Covers & Nosings the Solution

fire-escape-staircase-beforeFire Escape staircases, hopefully are rarely used but if they needed to be used it is important to ensure they are as safe as possible for employees and members of the public to exit the building, in what is likely quite a scary situation.Generally fire escape staircases are external and open to the elements, in addition given that they are rarely used, they can be overlooked during cleaning and maintenance procedures leaving the walking stair surfaces in poor condition. This of course is a concern when people are exiting the building in a stressful situation.The addition of GRP Stair Tread Covers instantly transforms the staircase and offers compliance to the latest regulations including the Building Regulations and the DDA (Disability Discrimination Act)

  • Simply clads over the existing surface with ease to create a new walking surface.
  • With the addition of the anti slip flooring sheets, fire escape landings and walkways can also be fully covered.
  • Contrasting coloured 55x55mm nosing in yellow or white. This nosing meets the requirements of the current Building Regulations
  • Can be installed over steel, steel checker plate, open mesh stair treads, wood, concrete and tiled surfaces.
  • Stair Tread Covers can be cut to exactly fit your stairs on the width and the depth (going) and Stair Nosings cut to width.
  • Fast installation, average set of 20 steps can be completed in 1 hour for GRP Stair Tread Covers and 30 minutes for nosings.


Fire Escape Typical Examples

Below are some examples of typical fire escape staircases. As there is no anti slip surface or contrasting nosings, these type of staircases can be dangerous during a fire escape procedure. If you have staircases like the ones shown or similar gives us a call and we can try and help to find a solution.


Fire Escape Solutions

By fitting either GRP Stair Tread Covers or GRP Stair Nosings, your fire escape staircase will be instantly transformed. In addition, by fitting these anti slip solutions to your fire escape staircase they can potentially help during any Health & Safety audits aswell as of course increasing staff and members of the public safety.