1.1 This specification covers eye protectors, designed for use by players of field hockey that minimize or significantly reduce injury to the eye and adnexa due to impact by and penetration of field hockey balls and field hockey sticks. Contact with the eye of the headform constitutes failure. Protective eyewear offers protection only to the eyes and does not protect other parts of the head.
1.2 Impact testing is done in a laboratory setting. Eye contact is determined by observation.
1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only. Metric units of measurement in this specification are in accordance with the International System of Units (SI). If a value for measurement as given in this specification is followed by an equivalent value in other units, the first stated is to be regarded as the requirement. A given equivalent value may be approximate.
1.4 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test methods portion (Sections 8, 9, and 10) of this specification: 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 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.
D1003 Test Method for Haze and Luminous Transmittance of Transparent Plastics
F1887 Test Method for Measuring the Coefficient of Restitution (COR) of Baseballs and Softballs
F1888 Test Method for Compression-Displacement of Baseballs and Softballs
ANSIZ87.1 Practice for Occupational and Educational Eye and Face Protectors
CSAZ262.6 Specifications for Facially Featured Headforms
ball; eye protection; field hockey; field hockey stick;
ICS Number Code 13.340.20 (Head protective equipment)
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