Slip and fall accidents are a common cause of injuries, and they can happen anywhere, from homes and offices to public spaces and industrial settings. Slip resistance is a critical factor in preventing such accidents, and there are several standards and testing methods to ensure that floors and surfaces meet the required safety levels. In this article, we will discuss the importance of slip resistance and the standards that regulate it, as well as a company that offers slip resistance testing and treatments.
If you're responsible for the safety of your facility's floors, you already know that slip and fall accidents are a major liability. According to the National Safety Council, slips, trips, and falls are the third leading cause of workplace injuries, resulting in an average of 11 days away from work. But did you know that regular slip resistance testing to the ANSI A326.3 US national standard using a BOT-3000E tribometer can help prevent these accidents and save your facility money in the long run?
Slip Resistance Testing with the BOT-3000E Tribometer: The Most Effective Method for Slip and Fall Prevention
Slip and fall accidents are a leading cause of injuries and fatalities, both at home and in the workplace. In fact, according to the National Safety Council, slips, trips, and falls account for over 8 million hospital emergency room visits each year. To prevent these accidents, slip resistance testing is crucial. However, not all testing methods are created equal. In this article, we'll discuss why slip resistance testing with the BOT-3000E tribometer is the most effective and up-to-date approach.
As an architect, ensuring the safety and well-being of the people who will use the buildings you design is of paramount importance. One of the biggest risks to public safety in buildings is slip and fall accidents, which can cause serious injuries, lawsuits, and damage to reputations. To prevent these incidents, it is essential to specify slip-resistant flooring that meets industry standards, such as ANSI A326.3. In this blog post, we'll explore the benefits of specifying this standard in your architectural designs.
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National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) standards are not ANSI Standards and in turn NOT National Standards. To clarify, there is currently only one American National Standard for slip resistance testing It is ANSI A 326.3 Test Method for Measuring the Dynamic Coefficient of Friction of Hard Surface Materials -2021. This ANSI standard is under the jurisdiction of the ANSI A 108 Standards Development Committee, Secretariat: Tile Council of North America.
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