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A number of minor changes have been made throughout both the Nzx – and AS – standards, however, according to Test Slip Australia, the wet pendulum slip resistance test method has had the most significant change of all the test methods. Detailed below, he has provided an update on some of the latest changes related to slip-resistant flooring standards. For further information, visit www.
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Slip-resistant flooring Common slip hazards include: The revision of these two standards incorporates an additional requirement in the wet pendulum slip resistance test method for preparing rubber slider test feet with 3 micron lapping film.
Provides users, maintenance organizations and facility managers with standardized methods of testing existing in situ pedestrian surface materials for determination of their slip resistance, and provides means of measuring the frictional characteristics of existing pedestrian surfaces in wet and dry conditions.
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The version of AS uses the following classification system:. Click Buy for Online Library subscription. Buildings and associated facilities NZS This document may make references to other documents. The dry floor friction test method classifications have also changed in AS – The main floor treatments include sand blasting or grinding, chemical etching, coating with resins and using floor mats or adhesive anti-slip strips.
Everyone is getting older, but having so many people getting older at the same time ss creating a According to the hierarchy of control available from SWAthere are ass ways to control the risk of slips and trips. The Australian Standards for slip resistance of pedestrian surfaces have recently been under revision by Standards Australia Committee BD Why material choice matters with fall arrest equipment.
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Further details on slips and trips at the workplace are available as a fact sheet download from Safe Work Australia. Slip and trips – are you compliant?
New revisions of these Standards were published on 28 June and include: Design, construction and installation You may be interested in this related standard. Provides users, maintenance organizations and facility managers with standardized methods of testing existing in situ pedestrian surface materials for determination of their slip resistance.
Floor treatments that improve slip resistance are those which increase the surface roughness of the flooring. Falls that result from a slip or trip result in thousands of injuries every year, the most common are musculoskeletal injuries, cuts, bruises, fractures and dislocations but more serious injuries can also occur, says Safe Work Australia SWA. Slip resistance measurement of existing pedestrian surfaces Get the latest version of this product Slip resistance classification of new pedestrian surface materials You may be interested in this related standard.
Wednesday, 26 November, Research has shown that when a rubber slider is prepared this way, it is a closer representation of a worn and polished heel and may best reflect the lower slip-resistance attributable to the contact of two smoother surfaces under water-wet conditions.
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Test Slip Australia provides details on some of the latest changes related to slip-resistant flooring standards. PCUBs have a duty of care to ensure floor surfaces in the workplace are fit for purpose, meet a minimum level of slip resistance and do not pose a safety risk, explains Clark Ahearn from Test Slip Australia.
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