Evaluation of Slip and Fall Resistance of Flooring Systems

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This webinar is archived and recorded from a live presentation on Wednesday, January 20, 2016.
Cost: FREE

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Sponsor:

BASF Building Solutions

BASF Corporation is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. The Master Builders Solutions brand brings all of BASF’s expertise together to create chemical solutions for new construction, maintenance, repair and renovation of structures. Our comprehensive portfolio encompasses concrete admixtures, cement additives, chemical solutions for underground construction, waterproofing systems, sealants, concrete repair & protection systems, performance grouts and performance flooring systems. Learn more by visiting www.master-builders-solutions.basf.us.


This webinar will discuss various standards for evaluating slip resistance to assist owners and specifiers who must specify required slip resistance for a floor surfacing (or coating) in a given service environment. It will review recommended maintenance protocols for hard flooring surfaces to increase slip resistance, and a sample form that can be used to investigate accidents and determine corrective actions. Explanations of terminology related to slip resistance, descriptions of standard methods and testing equipment for assessing slip resistance, and considerations when interpreting test results are also included. Participants will be eligible to receive credit from SSPC.
Presenter:

Fred Goodwin, Fellow Scientist, Product Development BASF Construction Chemicals
BASF

Fred Goodwin is a chemist with over thirty years of experience in the construction chemicals industry, including cement manufacture, research, development, and technical support of grouts, adhesives, coatings, shotcrete, stucco, flooring, and concrete repair materials.

He has been with BASF and its predecessors for 26 years and was recently promoted to head the BASF Construction Chemicals Global Corrosion Competency Center.

Fred Goodwin is an active member of ICRI, ACI, ASTM, NACE, SDC, and SSPC. He is a fellow of ACI and ICRI, an Honorary Member of ASTM C1 and C9, and current chair of the ICRI Technical Activities Committee (TAC), SSPC 8.3 Commercial Floor Coatings, and a member of ACI TAC. He was awarded the 2006, 2010, and 2012 Editors Award from JCPL as well as the ACI 2011 Delmar Bloem Award and the 2015 J.C. Roumain Innovation in Concrete Award,. He is a NACE Certified Corrosion Technologist, the inventor for four US patents, was recently named as one of the top 25 Innovative Thinkers by Technology Publishing, and is a frequent speaker at ICRI, ACI, and SSPC national convention sessions.

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