Walkway Management South Florida offers on-site testing of the Coefficient of Friction (COF) for all hard walkway surfaces in accordance with the “(ANSI) A326.3” and with “ASTM E303-22”.

Slip Testing Exterior Surfaces

Important for exterior surfaces that are exposed to the elements.
Slip & Fall accidents on exterior surfaces can result in serious injuries and legal liability from property owners.
Slip testing allows property owners to identify potential slip hazards and take appropriate action to address them.

All Third Party Audit Reports Include

  • Testing diagram with test location(s) and testing conditions identified
  • A description of the hard surface flooring conditions, as per ASTM standards
  • An executive summary of the chosen test method, either the ANSI A326.3 using the BOT 3000e or the ASTM E303-22 using the British Pendulum.
  • All DCOF Measurements and a statistical analysis of DCOF results
  • ANSI A326.3 test methods will also include Tribometer reports which include a timestamp, a date stamp, photos, and graphs of each individual DCOF sample.


Our partner Consumer Assurance Test Lab (CATL) is an independent test facility accredited to the ISO-17025:2017 Standard. The lab is fully equipped to measure the slip resistance of flooring and floor care products.
CATL tests are conducted in accordance with the following measurement standards:
  • ANSI A326.3 (2021) Measuring Dynamic Coefficient of Friction of Hard Surface Flooring Materials
  • ASTM E303-22 (2022) Measuring Surface Frictional Properties Using the British Pendulum Tester
  • ASTM F2913-19 Measuring the Coefficient of Friction for Evaluation of Slip Performance of Footwear and Test Surfaces . Flooring Using a Whole Shoe Tester
  • DIN 51130 (2014-02) Testing of Floor Coverings – Determination of the Anti-Slip Property – Workrooms and Field of Activities with Slip Danger – Walking Method – Ramp Test

If you need slip testing services for exterior surfaces,

Contact Walkway Management South Florida Today!

Our team of experts are ready to provide you with customized solutions to help you maintain safe outdoor environments and prevent slip and fall accidents.