Prevention of Slips, Trips and Falls

This risk management standard should be of interest to school districts, colleges and universities where there is significant foot traffic from students, faculty, staff and the general public. It will join other consensus documents that set the standard of care for pedestrian safety in education facilities.

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Prevention of Slips, Trips and Falls

February 6, 2020
mike@standardsmichigan.com

“Winterlandschaft” | Aert van der Neer (1655)

The mission of the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) is to aid in the prevention of slips, trips-and-falls through education, research, and standards development.  NFSI provides a wide range of services including independent product testing and certification, educational training, and standards development.   Its consensus product library is linked below:

Our Standards

We track several NFSI products for the education facility industry; one of which is linked below:

B101.6 STANDARD GUIDE FOR COMMERCIAL ENTRANCE MATTING IN REDUCING SLIPS, TRIPS AND FALLS.

At the moment the 2012 edition linked above appears to be the current version.   User-interests in the education facility industry — custodial mangers and staff, for example –are encouraged to communicate directly with Russell Kendzior at NFSI, P.O. Box 92607, Southlake, TX 76092, (817) 749-1700, russk@nfsi.org.

Brigham Young University

There are several accredited standards developers in this space and our algorithm tracks them all.  We place this product suite on the standing agenda of our monthly Interior Fixture & Hygiene online meeting; open to everyone.  Use the login credentials at the upper right of our home page to log in.

Issue: [18-193]

Category: Risk Management, Interior Fixtures & Hygiene, Facility Asset Management

Colleagues:  John Lawter, Richard Robben

 


LEARN MORE:

NFSI Board of Directors Terminates Relationship with ANSI, January 31, 2020

 

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