Standard Historical Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM F1694-96

Standard Guide for Composing Walkway Surface Evaluation and Incident Report Forms for Slips, Stumbles, Trips and Falls


1.1 This guide provides a listing of items that may be useful in recording and evaluating the conditions of a walkway surface, including ramps and stairs, that may involve a slip, stumble, or trip that may result in a fall.

1.2 This guide provides a listing of data that may be useful in evaluating a slip, stumble, trip, slip and fall, stumble and fall, or trip and fall incident.

1.3 Nomenclature is provided to obtain uniform language for reports.

1.4 Field lengths and codes are provided, in the appendixes, and are appropriate for recording data in a computerized database and for obtaining uniformity between databases.

1.5 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.

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Book of Standards Volume: 15.07
Developed by Subcommittee: F13.50
Pages: 20
DOI: 10.1520/F1694-96
ICS Code: 13.200; 91.060.30