1.1 This specification outlines the performance and design requirements for removable mesh safety barriers used for barriers for swimming pools, hot tubs, and spas to reduce the incidence of injuries or death for infants and children up to and including five years of age.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and to determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D3787 Test Method for Bursting Strength of Textiles--Constant-Rate-of-Traverse (CRT) Ball Burst Test
D5034 Test Method for Breaking Strength and Elongation of Textile Fabrics (Grab Test)
F1908 Guide for Fences for Residential Outdoor Swimming Pools, Hot Tubs, and Spas
G154 Practice for Operating Fluorescent Light Apparatus for UV Exposure of Nonmetallic Materials
ANSIZ535.4 Product Safety Signs and Labels
ANSI/NSPI-8 Standard for Model Barrier Code for Residential Swimming Pools
children safety; fences; hot tubs; mesh safety barriers; portable fences; spas; swimming pools;
ICS Number Code 97.220.10 (Sports facilities)
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Citing ASTM Standards
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