ANSI A326.3

Understanding Slip and Fall Accidents: Causes, Consequences, and Prevention

By |2024-02-03T12:39:50+00:00March 3rd, 2023|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, Engineering, Uncategorized|

"Preventing slip and fall accidents requires a combination of strategies, including regular maintenance and inspections, employee training, and the use of appropriate safety equipment. By implementing best practices for slip and fall prevention, businesses and organizations can create safer environments for all. Slip and fall accidents are preventable, and by taking steps to address slip and fall hazards, we can reduce their incidence and promote safer environments."

Top 5 Tips for Making Tile Flooring Less Slippery

By |2024-02-03T12:41:05+00:00July 18th, 2022|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, Engineering, Uncategorized|

If you have tile flooring in your house, you are probably aware of both its benefits and drawbacks. On one hand, they retain water much better than other types of flooring. On the other hand, tile floors can be very slippery, particularly when wet. This may lead to injuries, including severe ones. Therefore, making tile floors safer by minimizing slipperiness and enhancing grip is always a smart idea.

The ASTM C-1028 Scam

By |2024-02-03T12:42:12+00:00July 5th, 2022|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, Engineering, Uncategorized|

Floor safety experts nationwide and internationally, have considered this test to be a joke for many years! Yet this joke continues to be no laughing matter since companies keep sending their products to be tested using this outdated, withdrawn scam of a test!

ANSI A326.3 is the ONLY Standard to Follow

By |2024-02-02T20:16:51+00:00May 17th, 2022|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, Engineering, Uncategorized|

There is no longer any ANSI standard for measuring the Static Coefficient of Friction (SCOF), thus completing the transition in the United States away from the SCOF method to the globally recognized DCOF method.“

Why Wax Floors when you can BoostMAX Floors?

By |2024-02-02T20:19:34+00:00May 16th, 2022|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, Engineering, Uncategorized|

Whether you maintain a school having to shuffle desks around once or twice a year for a strip and wax, a healthcare facility in need of a safe and easy-to-maintain environment, a car dealership in need of a durable floor coating that holds up to heavy tire traffic, or a restaurant with greasy hard to clean floors, BOOST™ MAX is the perfect floor coating solution.

Updated ANSI A326.3 Officially Released

By |2024-02-02T20:16:52+00:00February 14th, 2022|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, Engineering, Uncategorized|

Tile Council of North America (TCNA) has announced the addition of a five-category “product use classification system” in ANSI A326.3 American National Standard Test Method for Measuring Dynamic Coefficient of Friction of Hard Surface Flooring Materials, published on February 2, 2022.

A Slip & Fall’s Prime Victim

By |2024-02-02T20:19:35+00:00February 7th, 2022|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, Engineering, Uncategorized|

My grandparents are no longer with us. I was very close to them and I loved them deeply. If they were still with us though, knowing the information I know now, I would do my absolute best to make sure all their floors are safe for them to walk on. I would make sure that their shower floors, bathtubs, front patios, pool decks, kitchen floors, any surface they walk on are all slip resistant and safe for them.

High-Cost Strip & Wax vs. Low-Cost BoostMAX

By |2024-02-02T20:19:37+00:00January 25th, 2022|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, Engineering, Uncategorized|

BoostMAX is the world’s first High-Performance Slip Resistant Sealant with Ceramic Nano Particles. Every square foot of BoostMAX contains about 12 million ceramic particles suspended on the surface of this flexible coating system.

Why Should I Test My Floor?

By |2024-02-02T20:16:54+00:00January 3rd, 2022|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, Engineering, Uncategorized|

In the United States, there is only one standard that is acceptable for measuring slip resistance. It is the ANSI A326.3 which tests for the DCOF of a surface and requires the DCOF to measure above a 0.42 to be compliant with the standard.

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