Skid resistance of waxed and unwaxed smooth floor surfaces

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Jean Webb Trogdon (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Savannah Day

Abstract: For many years it has been recognized that slippery floors are a safety hazard. Researchers have been attempting to measure the antislip properties of smooth surface floors since 1926. In no instance has evidence been presented which rates the available flooring material according to safety values. There is very little information, which is readily available to the consumer, that may be used as a criterion in selecting a safe smooth floor covering. It would be desirable to have available for the consumer a ranking of the flooring materials according to safety values.

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Language: English
Date: 1962
Flooring $x Skid resistance
Surfaces (Technology) $x Skid resistance

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