ASTM WK36457

    New Specification for Headgear Used in Womens Lacrosse (excluding goalkeepers)

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    Developed by Subcommittee: F08.53 | Committee F08 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    This specification defines performance requirements for headgear used for participation in the sport of womens lacrosse.This specification is intended to reduce the forces from external physical sources reaching the defined impact area of the head in impacts that may occur in the sport of womens lacrosse. No headgear can provide protection against all impacts, foreseeable or not. This specification does not address the potential for injury from any type of impact. The tests specified in this specification are laboratory simulation tests only, and do not purport to create situations identical to the impacts that may occur during the playing of womens lacrosse.


    girls lacrosse
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Technical Contact:
    Bruce Griffin