Work Item
ASTM WK70909

New Specification for Defensive Player Mask for Womens Softball

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.


womens softball; protective mask;


Several US state high school associations, as well as numerous youth softball groups, now mandate the use of a protective mask for womens softball and there is a need for a standard in the industry.

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


Developed by Subcommittee: F08.57

Committee: F08

Staff Manager: Joe Koury

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 12-05-2019

Technical Contact: Gregg Hartley

Item: 001

Ballot: F08.57 (20-01)

Status: Will Reballot Item