Active Standard ASTM F2801 | Developed by Subcommittee: F08.24
Book of Standards Volume: 15.07
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Significance and Use
Specific safety rules and procedures are important in order to minimize the risk of injury to persons in the general area of paintball markers and gas propellant storage vessels.
1.1 This standard is intended to satisfy the demand for basic safety information, which should be understood by each paintball game participant prior to the start of the player’s first game on the day of play.
1.2 The information specifies rules of personal conduct, which might affect the safety of persons who are in close proximity to a paintball marker or a propellant gas storage vessel.
1.3 The information includes procedures to be followed by every person who is in, or near, an area where paintball is being played or paintballs are being shot, and to the use of safety equipment related to paintball game or paintball target shooting activities. These procedures are to be followed any time a paintball marker is being handled.
1.4 This standard is intended to be a useful tool for paintball game organizers, but it is not intended to eliminate the need for proper game supervision, conforming to Specification F1777.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
F1776 Specification for Eye Protective Devices for Paintball Sports
F1777 Practice for Paintball Field Operation
F1979 Specification for Paintballs Used in the Sport of Paintball
F2271 Specification for Paintball Marker Barrel Blocking Devices
F2272 Specification for Paintball Markers
ICS Number Code 97.220.40 (Outdoor and water sports equipment)