UK supplier of temporary access solutions, Ground-Guards, has launched a new ground protection system that can be installed in support of the government’s social distancing policy.

Ground-Guards’ FastCover Plus is made from environmentally friendly, 100 per cent recycled PVC and can be configured with highly visible yellow markers every two metres as a constant reminder for people to maintain a safe distance from each other.

This system is an extension of Ground-Guards’ FastCover range and features interlocking flanges for improved ease of use and a trip-free surface.

Weighing 14.5 kg per mat, FastCover Plus can be laid directly onto grass, footpaths or stone bases, with its anti-slip surface delivering maximum health and safety benefits. The mats have built-in hand holes, providing ease-of-use for the handler.

Marcus Oliver, product development manager at Ground-Guards, said: “As Britain’s arboriculture sector continues to play a vital role in the nationwide effort against coronavirus, we’re committed to supporting the sector get back up to speed as quickly – and safely – as possible.

“This solution is cost-effective and sustainable, with the versatile matting system delivering a superior trip-free surface for maximum safety.”

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