Training

The National Floor Safety Institute’s (NFSI) Walkway Auditor Certificate Holder (WACH) Training course objective is to educate individuals involved in the walkway safety industry on the proper techniques of auditing the traction of building walkways through observation and measurement based on the NFSI B101 Standards.

This program’s mission is “to educate professionals about current walkway standards, the measurement of coefficient of friction and the performance of a proper walkway audit.”

There are two options to become a Walkway Auditor Certificate Holder (WACH):

  1. Option #1 – Attend our in-person course at the NFSI’s office in Hurst, Texas. Click Here for upcoming dates.
  2. Option #2 – Enroll in the online Walkway Auditor Certificate Holder (WACH) course through Columbia Southern University (CSU). Once you complete the CSU course, you will need to take the final assessment at the NFSI office in Hurst, Texas. Click Here to enroll in CSU’s WACH program.
Course Highlights
  • Slip, Trip and Fall Causation
  • An Overview of Floor Coverings, Matting, Stairs, Escalators, Moving Walkways, Exterior Walkways, Paths, Ramps and Parking Lots
  • The importance of Proper Maintenance, Housekeeping and Footwear
  • Proper Use of Warning signs, Hazards, Barricades
  • The History of Tribometry and NFSI Approved Tribometers
  • NFSI B101 Standards, Walkway Auditing NFSI B101.0, Floor Safety Management, and Incident Reporting
  • The role of Risk Management and Insurance

Participants that complete either the in-person or online course, must score an overall 80% or higher on all assessments to become a Walkway Auditor Certificate Holder (WACH).