ASTM F1749 - 09

    Standard Specification for Fitness Equipment and Fitness Facility Safety Signage and Labels

    Active Standard ASTM F1749 | Developed by Subcommittee: F08.30

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.07

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    This specification establishes requirements for safety signage and labels for fitness equipment and fitness facilities. Product safety signs and labels shall be classified according to the relative seriousness of the potential hazards. The classifications shall be noted by the signal words danger, warning and caution. Fitness facility signs are classified as general safety signs and shall use signal words such as safety first, be careful and think. The label design for fitness equipment and fitness facility safety sign design are presented in details.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification establishes requirements for safety signage and labels for fitness equipment as defined in 3.1.3 and fitness facilities as defined in 3.1.4. It provides for the design, placement, and minimum wording required.

    1.2 It is the intent of this specification to set guidelines for warnings and signage to be placed on fitness equipment and in fitness facilities where the intended users are 12 years old and older.

    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ANSI Standards

    Z 535.4 Product Safety Signs and Labels

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 97.220.30 (Indoor sports equipment)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code

    DOI: 10.1520/F1749-09

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