Work Item
ASTM WK31342

New Specification for Outdoor Wall/Feature Padding Used in Competitive and Recreational Sports Venues

1. Scope

Standardization of specifications, test methods and practices for sports equipment, surfaces, and facilities to reduce inherent risk of injuries and promote knowledge as it relates to these standards. The committee shall coordinate this work with other ASTM technical committees and other organizations in this area.


protective pad; shock absorption pad; wall pad; field pad; field padding; outdoor padding; outdoor wall padding.


The Standard Specification for Outdoor Wall Padding is needed for qualification of construction designs and comparison of products. The users of this Standard will be architect and engineering firms, facility owners and operators, as well as end users of activities which utilize Outdoor Wall Padding.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: F08.12

Committee: F08

Staff Manager: Joe Koury

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 12-14-2010

Technical Contact: Paul Elliott

Item: 001

Ballot: F08 (17-01)

Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution

Item: 001

Ballot: F08.12 (19-01)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 001

Ballot: F08.12 (19-02)

Status: Will Reballot Item