Standard Specification for Shock-Absorbing Properties of North American Football Field Playing Systems as Measured in the Field
|Publication Date:||10 November 1998|
|ICS Code (Sports facilities):||97.220.10|
1.1 This specification covers a test method and maximum impact attenuation for all types of installed turf playing systems for North American football.
1.2 It is recognized that laboratory testing results often reflect optimum conditions which may not correspond to the actual site conditions. Therefore, a method of testing along with a maximum for impact attenuation of installed synthetic turf playing systems is addressed herein.
1.3 This specification does not imply that an injury cannot be incurred if the surface system complies with this specification.
1.4 The following precautionary statement pertains only to the test procedure portion, Section 9, of this specification: This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.