This practice establishes the standard procedures for ranking the measured slip resistance data of footwear sole, heel, and other related materials on various walkway surfaces.
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1.1 This practice covers the ranking of slip resistance of footwear sole, heel, or related materials on various walkway surfaces.
1.2 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.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
F1646 Terminology Relating to Safety and Traction for Footwear
shoe heel; shoe soling; slip resistance; walkway surfaces; Coefficient of friction (COF)--floor surfaces; Footwear--soles/heels/related materials; Horizontal pull slipmeter (HPS) test; James machine method; Pavement surfaces (friction analysis); Slip resistance;
ICS Number Code 61.060 (Footwear)
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