How to Download the ASTM F1487-11 Standard for Playground Safety
The ASTM F1487-11 Standard Consumer Safety Performance Specification for Playground Equipment for Public Use is a document that provides safety and performance standards for various types of public playground equipment. Its purpose is to reduce life-threatening and debilitating injuries that may occur on playgrounds.
The standard covers the following topics:
Scope, referenced documents, and terminology
Materials and manufacture
General and performance requirements
Requirements for access/egress, equipment, playground layout, accessibility, installation, structural integrity, maintenance, labeling, and information signage
Keywords and figures
The standard applies to the 5th percentile 2-year-old through the 95th percentile 12-year-old users. It does not apply to home playground equipment, toys, amusement rides, sports equipment, fitness equipment intended for users over the age of 12, public use play equipment for children 6 to 24 months, and soft contained play equipment. It also does not address products or materials that are installed outside the equipment use zone, such as benches, tables, independent shade structures, and borders used to contain protective surfacing.
The standard is issued by ASTM International, a global organization that develops and publishes voluntary consensus standards for various materials, products, systems, and services. The standard is updated periodically to reflect the latest research and best practices in playground safety.
If you are interested in downloading the ASTM F1487-11 standard as a PDF file, you have to purchase it from the ASTM International website[^1^] or other authorized distributors. The standard is subject to copyrights and its distribution peer-to-peer is illegal. The standard typically costs between $100 and $300 depending on the format and delivery method.
To purchase the standard from the ASTM International website[^1^], you have to follow these steps:
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Click on the \"Buy Standard (PDF)\" button on the right side of the page
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You can also purchase the standard from other authorized distributors such as Scribd[^2^] or ASTM 1487[^3^]. However, you may have to pay additional fees or subscribe to their services to access the standard.
The ASTM F1487-11 standard is an important resource for anyone who is involved in designing, installing, maintaining, or inspecting public playground equipment. It helps ensure that playgrounds are safe and enjoyable for children of different ages and abilities. 061ffe29dd