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Walkway Safety Auditor | UNT Course


  • This UNT assessment-based certificate program is designed for the professional responsible for walkway safety in their own or in clients’ facilities. Holding this certificate opens opportunities to develop marketable applied- engineering skills in the emerging field of walkway safety.​
  • This course is 100% online.
  • The course is based on the standard ASTM F2948-13 “Walkway Auditor Qualifications” and consists of 8 distinct modules which can be completed at any time, at your own pace. Students will require 8 to 10 hours to complete the instructional and assessment portions of the program. Successful candidates will be awarded their certificate by the UNT College of Engineering.
  • Course topics include:
    • Slip and fall statistics in the United States
    • Standards, regulations and the US legal environment around walkway safety
    • The role of friction in human ambulation
    • Tribometry - the science of friction measurement
    • Walkway materials, treatments, matting, and design considerations
    • Identifying and remediating walkway hazards
    • Systematic walkway management


  • Once you have completed the UNT Walkway Certification Course, you will hold the highest level of certification in the walkway safety industry.
  • The UNT Walkway Certification Course will help you separate yourself from your competition
  • Successful completion of the course will prepare you to:
    • Conduct walkway audits
    • Use tribometer readings to evaluate walkway safety.
    • Identify, suggest remediation for, and offer resolution for slip hazards on walkways.
    • Create comprehensive walkway safety programs.
  • Follow-up training on the use of the Regan Scientific Instruments BOT-3000E for the purpose of conducting ANSI A326.3 slip resistance testing is available upon successful completion of the UNT Walkway Certification Course.