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Address & Contact details:
Works Road

Letchworth Garden City
Hertfordshire
SG6 1NW
www.altro.co.uk
Sales Support Team
Tel +44 (0)1462 707700
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Altro

Overview

We think big at Altro - and we’re globally big in premium flooring and wall cladding systems for construction and transport. We love inventing things. Safety flooring and hygienic wall cladding systems are two of our most famous innovations. We really enjoy working in partnership with you, pioneering new technologies and products. You’ve told us you enjoy it too. We’re devoted to sustainability, recycling and reusing our products. Family owned and run, we share family values; we care about you, each other and what we do. We’re passionate about creating a great experience for you wherever you are in the world. Call us, we’d like to show you why the future is safer with Altro.

CPD Material (5)


Seminar
Designing for Dementia
Within the UK it is estimated that over 800, 000 people suffer with Dementia; an increasing figure.

We will look at common symptoms and the effects this has on the built environment, understanding key design guide principles and the importance of ‘colour & contrast’ in specification
Material type: Seminar
Factory Visit
Factory Tour: Safety Flooring: Innovation in Manufacturing Product Design
This tour of Altro’s manufacturing plant and laboratories will focus on how safety flooring is manufactured, how new products are developed and provide guidance on issues, legislation and standards affecting the specification of safety flooring.

The audience will be taken through the history of the company and how it continues to lead the way through delivery of innovative solutions, where sustainability objectives underpin our decision making processes.

By the end of this tour participants will be able to understand:
- The composition of safety flooring and how it works
- The manufacturing process
- The history of safety flooring and how it has developed over the years
- Which situations safety flooring is more suitable than other alternatives
- Being able to recommend different types of safety flooring to suit different requirements
- Cleaning requirements for safety flooring
- Measure slip resistance (according to HSE recommendations)

This tour takes place in Altro HQ, Letchworth Garden City in Hertfordshire. The tour lasts 4.5 hours and includes a buffet lunch.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Factory Visit
Seminar
Resin Floors - Where Function Meets Design
Understanding the key considerations when selecting flooring and walling finishes
- Achieving the balance between function and design
- Installation advice: hints and tips
- Correct cleaning and maintenance procedures
- Health & Safety considerations
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Flooring: Prevention is Better than Cure
This seminar covers ways to deal with:
- Dampness
- Sub floors
- Correct product selection
- Associated areas
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
How to Reduce Risk of Slipping
This seminar aims to provide an overview of the issues, legislation, HSE approach, risk factors, scale of the problem and the guidelines for assessment of floor safety.
Material type: Seminar