Between 5% and 14% of all work accidents in Germany are slip and fall accidents (DGUV, 2017). In order to counteract this, floor coverings require certain anti-slip properties, and need to be classified according to their slip resistance In 2016, a research grant from the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber was awarded to Univ.-Ass. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Michael Höflinger with the purpose of finding and investigating new methods for determining the slip resistance of floor coverings. Responsible for the awarding were Mag. (FH) Harald Emberger, Ing. Peter Kluhs, Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Anita Wolf and Komm.-Rat Horst Baumgartlinger. From the ensuing research projekt, this diploma thesis was created. It describes the development of a new, cost-effective, mobile and fast method for determining the slip resistance of ceramic floor coverings. The basic concept was to accelerate a medium and to measure its sliding distance and spread on the floor covering. From this, one can issue a statement about the anti-slip properties of the considered floor covering. Based on the initial idea, an experimental setup was developed. The centerpiece of this construction is a PVC-pipe with a inner diameter of 22 mm which functions as a chute to accelerate the medium. The chute is mounted at an angle of 45 to the horizontal. Commercial filter sand with a grain size of 0.4 to 0.8 mm is used as sliding medium. The sand is accelerated through the chute and then spreads out on the tested floor covering. The area covered by the sand, the opening angle (as a measure of the distribution of the sand in the transverse direction) of the sand pattern and its centroid distance from the pipe end are measured. This test setup was used for a series of 18 different tile types with R-classifications from R9 to R13 (with known coefficient of sliding friction, determined by GMG 200). In the course of the analysis, the test results were compared with the known coefficients of sliding friction, R- and ABC-classes. The results show a good correlation of the centroid distance of the sand pattern from the pipe end with the R-classes and ABC-classes. The sliding distance of the sand tends to decrease with increasing slip resistance of the floor covering.