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Bibliography

BS 7976-2:2002 Pendulum Testers – Method Of Operation

Source: BSI Standards
Definitive standard for the operation of the pendulum in the UK.

BS 7976-3:2002 Pendulum Testers – Method Of Calibration

Source: BSI Standards
A Pendulum has to be calibrated annually in accordance with this standard.

EN 13036-4:2003 Road And Airfield Surface Characteristics – Test Methods, Method For Measurement Of Slip/Skid Resistance Of A Surface, The Pendulum Test

Author: CEN Standards Brussels
Source: BSI Standards

The European standard for pendulum

Proprietary Nosings For Non-domestic Stairs
Author: BRE Information Paper IP15/03
Source: BRE UK

Guidance to designers and building managers on the best way to assess the type of proprietary nosings that should be provided for non-domestic stairs. It considers such other factors as secure fastenings and colour contrast

Road Note 27 1969 Instructions For Using The Portable Skid Resistance Tester

Source: Transport Research Laboratory Crowthorne
The original document underpinning all work on the British Pendulum Tester for use in Roads.

The Assessment Of Floor Slip Resistance – The UK Slip Resistance Group Guidelines 2011

Author: UKSRG
Source: UKSRG
The Guidelines can be purchased and downloaded here

 

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