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# Can a 200 pound man safely work on a floor rated for 100 pounds per square foot?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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Yes, the floor is designed for 100 pounds per square foot over the whole area. So if the room is 10 feet by 10 feet it can take 100 x 10 x 10 = 10,000 pounds, or if a person weighing 200 pounds occupies 2 square feet then it can support

10000/2/200 = 50 people at one time in that room

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