MANUAL Published: 2014

Safety and Occupational Footwear

Editor(s): William Ells

This new, one-of-a kind ASTM reference guide provides the latest information on safety and occupational footwear. Topics cover:
• Construction and design of footwear
• Component materials
• Performance requirements
• Use and maintenancer
• Specifications and test methods
• Slip resistance

The book was written to help safety directors better understand the science and complexity of footwear and slip resistance (Chapter 5). Safety is the number one cause of concern across all industries as related to slip resistance. The book refers to many ASTM standards developed by Committee F13 on Pedestrian/Walkway Safety and Footwear, including F2913, Standard Test Method for Measuring the Coefficient of Friction for Evaluation of Slip Performance of Footwear and Test Surfaces/Flooring Using a Whole Shoe Tester.

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Developed by Committee: F13
Pages: 78
DOI: 10.1520/MNL71-EB
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-7057-5
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-7056-8