ASTM-F2699 Standard Guide for Fences for Commercial and Public Outdoor Water Spray/Play Areas

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Standard Guide for Fences for Commercial and Public Outdoor Water Spray/Play Areas



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1.1 This guide provides the recommended minimum requirements for various types of fences for commercial and public outdoor water spray/play areas.

1.2 This guide provides for the safety of occupants in water spray/play areas or zones as it pertains to vehicular intrusion as well as other participant intrusion, and for children containment or entry/exit.

1.3 This guide does not choose the product components for the fence system, the choice of which should be made by the operators of the water spray/play area space and their specification writers or drafters based upon their determination of the merits of the products that could be used.

1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The SI values stated in parentheses are provided for information purposes only.

1.5 This guide does not purport to address the aspect of safety within a water spray/play area or zone. It is the responsibility of the user of this guide to establish appropriate safety practices as related to the water spray/play area and determine the applicability of regulatory requirements prior to use.

1.6 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Significance and Use

5.1 This guide sets forth minimum standard requirements for use in local codes and ordinances relating to commercial and public water spray/play areas.

5.2 This guide does not have the effect of law, nor is it intended to supersede local codes and ordinances of a more restrictive nature.

5.3 This guide provides certain recommendations to assist those who intend to provide protection against injuries or fatalities associated with any possible vehicle passage into, or pedestrian passage to or from a water spray/play area environment by children. This would include, but not be limited to, state and local governments, model code organizations, building code groups, and consumers. It is understood that the format will vary depending upon the specific use and local conditions.


fence; fences; pools; swimming pools; water play devices; water sprays;; ICS Number Code 97.220.10 (Sports facilities)

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2008 R18 EDITION



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Aug. 1, 2018

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