Active Standard ASTM F1918 | Developed by Subcommittee: F15.36
Book of Standards Volume: 15.11
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1.1 This safety performance specification provides safety and performance standards for soft contained play equipment. Its purpose is to reduce the potential for life-threatening and debilitating injuries.
1.2 The range of users encompassed by this safety performance specification is the 5th percentile 2 year old to the 95th percentile 12 year old.
1.3 Public playground equipment, home playground equipment, sports equipment, amusement rides, fitness equipment not part of the play system, water-related attractions and devices, and toys and juvenile products are not included in this specification.
1.4 This specification does not address accessibility, except as it pertains to safety issues not covered in The Americans With Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG).
1.5 This safety performance specification includes the following sections:
|Materials and Manufacture||5|
|Requirements for Access/Egress||7|
|Areas Outside Equipment||9|
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D2240 Test Method for Rubber Property--Durometer Hardness
E648 Test Method for Critical Radiant Flux of Floor-Covering Systems Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source
F1004 Consumer Safety Specification for Expansion Gates and Expandable Enclosures
F1077 Guide for Selection of Committee F16 Fastener Specifications
F1292 Specification for Impact Attenuation of Surfacing Materials Within the Use Zone of Playground Equipment
F1487 Consumer Safety Performance Specification for Playground Equipment for Public Use
F1951 Specification for Determination of Accessibility of Surface Systems Under and Around Playground Equipment
Federal Standards36CFRPart1191 Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG)
ICS Number Code 97.220.01 (Sports equipment and facilities in general)