Polyflor has news on nosings


Posted on November 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

New literature from commercial flooring specialists Polyflor Ltd graphically illustrates how architects, contractors and end users can comply with legislation covering stair nosings. The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 has raised awareness surrounding access issues with the result that revised Building Regulation M 1999 requires that “step nosings are distinguishable through contrasting brightness” for the benefit of visually impaired people. To meet this requirement the new Polyflor Elementa stair nosings range comprises five scientifically selected colour contrast nosings for use with Polyflor Elementa Slate, Fortress Stone and Stud Tile rubber tile ranges. “People with impaired vision could perceive stairs as ramps ­ a potentially dangerous situation which is addressed by the new regulations, and now by our new Polyflor Elementa colour contrast stair nosings,” says Polyflor commercial manager Adrian Birmingham. Full details on the range of Elementa colour contrast stair nosings are available from Polyf





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