ASTM-F1951 › Standard Specification for Determination of Accessibility of Surface Systems Under and Around Playground Equipment
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This specification establishes minimum characteristics for those factors that determine accessibility. This specification applies to all types of materials that can be used under and around playground equipment. Playground surfaces represented as complying with this specification shall meet all applicable requirements regarding accessibility specified herein. Wheelchair work measurement method - straight propulsion and wheelchair work measurement method � turning shall be performed to conform with the requirements specified.
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1.1 This specification establishes minimum characteristics for those factors that determine accessibility. This specification applies to all types of materials that can be used under and around playground equipment.
1.2 The material under and around playground equipment that meets this specification must also comply with Specification if the surface is within the fall zone.
1.3 This specification does not imply that an injury cannot be incurred if the surface system complies with this specification.
1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard. (See .)
1.5 The following precautionary statement pertains only to the test method portions, Sections and , 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.
playground surface accessibility; playground surfacing; wheelchair maneuverability; ICS Number Code 97.200.40 (Playgrounds)
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