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Document ID (ISN)57845
CIS number 92-648
ISSN - Serial title 0173-3338 - Zentralblatt für Arbeitsmedizin, Arbeitsschutz, Prophylaxe und Ergonomie
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Jung K.
Title Changes in anti-slip properties of safety shoes during wear
Original title Änderung der rutschhemmenden Eigenschaften von Schutzschuhen während des Tragens [in German]
Bibliographic information Feb. 1991, Vol.41, No.2, p.38-44. Illus. 2 ref.
Abstract Roughness and anti-slip properties of the soles of 76 pairs of safety shoes in 13 different styles were tested at certain intervals during wear at work. Anti-slip properties were determined by walking on a slippery test-surface, the angle of inclination of which was gradually increased. Sole roughness was found to diminish between the 1st and 17th day of wear. From the 17th to the 70th day of wear no significant changes in roughness were found. The angles of inclination which were tolerated by the worn shoe soles are presented in a table.
Descriptors (primary) safety shoes; wear; experimental determination; slipperiness testing; non-slip soles
Descriptors (secondary) non-slip ladder shoes; adhesion; equipment testing; wear testing; field tests
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Foot and leg protection