Footwear test methods: BS EN 13287

Different types of footwear sole

BS EN 13287 is the current European standard for footwear slip resistance.

The current standard is a simple pass/fail test. However most footwear tested will pass it and can therefore be marked as slip resistant. But the marking does not distinguish between footwear with low slip resistance and very good slip resistance.

Simply passing this standard does not guarantee that the footwear will be effective in your workplace.
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