Tile Slip Resistance Standards

The Australian standards for slip resistance provides a guide for the slip resistance requirements of pedestrian surface materials. It highlights a selection of products based on the wet slip resistance classifications gathered from a range of new pedestrian surface materials. View the tables below for further insight.

AUSTRALIAN SLIP RESISTANT TILES STANDARDS BASED ON AS/NZS 4586
Source: CSIRO HB197 & Standards Australia AS/NZS 4586

The following tables are provided as a guide only.

1

General Application

Table 3 recommends minimum levels of slip resistance for general applications such as entry foyers, shopping centres, fast food outlets, hospitals, swimming pools and office, shopping centre and hotel toilets.
2

Public Wet Barefoot Areas

Table 4 recommends minimum slip resistance for public wet barefoot areas such as barefoot passages, shower rooms, pool surrounds, stairs leading into water and sloping pool edges.
3

Commercial & Industrial Applications

Table 5 recommends minimum requirements for specific commercial and industrial applications such as hotel and kitchen restaurants, fast food kitchens, snack bars, coffee and tea kitchens, house kitchens, washing-up rooms, dining rooms, guest rooms and serving counters.
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