Standard Consumer Safety Performance Specification for Playground Equipment for Public Use
|Publication Date:||10 August 1997|
|ICS Code (Playgrounds):||97.200.40|
This consumer safety performance specification provides safety and performance standards for various types of public playground equipment. Its purpose is to reduce life-threatening and debilitating injuries.
The range of users encompassed by this consumer safety performance specification is the 5th percentile 2-year-old to the 95th percentile 12 year-old.
Home playground equipment, amusement park equipment, sports equipment, fitness equipment intended for users over the age of 12, and soft contained play equipment are not included in this specification.
The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
NOTE 1-The conversion factor from inch-pound to metric units is 1 in. = 25.4 mm, and 1 lb = 0.45359 kg.
NOTE 2-See Annex A1 for figures referenced throughout this specification.