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Safety Slip Central

If Your Company Manufacturers Power Driven Brushes, You Should Take Advantage of the Many Benefits of Participating in the ABMA Safety Slip Program.

Welcome to the resource area for ABMA Safety Slips. In this area you will be able to learn about the ANSI B165.1 safety slip for the use and care of Power Driven Brushes. In addition to providing information about the slip itself, we have also included additional resources for ABMA members regarding the ANSI Standard, Manufacturers Marks, Licensing Agreement and the ABMA Expert Witness Agreement.

The Safety and Standards Committee of the American Brush Manufacturers Association maintains ANSI B165.1 Power-Driven Brushing Tools - Safety Requirements for Design, Care, and Use. The goal of this standard is to establish requirements for the design, care, and use of power-driven brushing tools in order to prevent injuries to those who use them.

This standard is a revision of the American National Standard Safety Requirements of the Design, Care, and Use of Power Driven Brushing Tools, ANSI B165.1-1991. It has been reviewed, revised, and updated through the Canvass Method with the support and interest of several organizations.

Suggestions for improvement of the standard are welcomed and should be sent to the American Brush Manufacturers Association, 2111 Plum Street, Suite 274, Aurora, IL 60506-3268.

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Purchasing The ANSI B165.1 Standard

The standard is available for purchase for download from ANSI at:
Purchase ANSI+B165.1

Ordering and Using ABMA Safety Slips with Your Product
This useful sheet lists styles and pricing available to members who wish to use the ABMA Safety Slip with their product.
Order Information

Product Marking / Branding Requirements
ABMA provides this comprehnsive list to its members who manufacture power brushes under ANSI B165.1

Manufacturers Marks

Licensing ABMA Safety Slips Usage
ABMA provides this benefit to members who utilize the ABMA Safety Slip Program and who wish to develop a local source for printing ABMA Safety Slips.
ABMA Safety Slip License Agreement

ABMA Expert Witness Program
ABMA provides this member benefit to power brush manufacturers who utilize the ABMA Safety Slip Program.
ABMA Expert Witness Program

ABMA Records Retention Policy
ABMA Guide for recommended testing records retention.
ABMA Records Retention Policy