Active Standard ASTM F2048 | Developed by Subcommittee: F13.10
Book of Standards Volume: 15.07
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Significance and Use
This practice provides a basic approach for recording the preparation, parameters, and results of field slip resistance testing. It is intended to assist those performing such tests in documenting information gathered for further analysis, in preparation for writing a final report, or for record keeping purposes.
Potential users include those performing slip resistance testing in the field, such as industrial and commercial safety professionals, facility management and maintenance personnel, forensic engineers, insurance company and broker loss control specialists, and research personnel.
1.1 This practice provides a framework for reporting the results of slip resistance tests.
1.2 Application—This practice is intended for use as a suggested format for recording and reporting data obtained during slip resistance testing. It is recognized that it may not be necessary or possible to record all of the data for all types of tests; however, this practice is considered a basic approach for data collection.
1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
ICS Number Code 19.020 (Test conditions and procedures in general)