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Article Date: 09/24/2012
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ASTM Panel Looks at Play Equipment Warnings
An ASTM F1148 task group September 14 held an initial meeting to discuss on-product warning requirements for home playgrounds. Members aim to re-address the warning requirements, described by Solowave Design’s Fred Rieber as “a contentious issue without an acceptable compromise.” The conference call was initiated with three defined goals:
To reduce serious injuries and deaths caused by strangulation and falls to hard surfaces associated with the use of Home Playground units.To provide language in the F1148 that requires producers to use ... Log in to view full article.