ASTM International - ASTM F1897-20

Standard Specification for Leg Protection for Chain Saw Users

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 January 2020
Status: active
Page Count: 5
ICS Code (Protective clothing): 13.340.10
scope:

1.1 This specification specifies minimum requirements for the design, performance, testing, and certification of protective clothing and protective devices designed to provide cut resistance protection to the legs of operators of power chain saws.

1.2 The objective of this specification is to prescribe fit, function, and performance criteria for protective clothing and protective devices that, when worn by chain saw operators, are intended to reduce the severity of leg injuries caused by contact with a running power saw chain.

1.3 This standard is not intended to serve as a detailed manufacturing or purchasing specification, but can be referenced in purchase contracts to ensure that minimum performance requirements are met.

1.4 Controlled laboratory tests used to determine compliance with the performance requirements of this standard shall not be deemed as establishing performance levels for all situations to which chain saw operators may be exposed.

1.5 Mandatory requirements are indicated by the use of "shall"; recommendations and advisory information is indicated by use of "should."

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.

abstract:

This specification prescribes the minimum requirements for the design, performance, testing, and certification of protective garments and protective devices that, when worn by operators of power... View More

Document History

ASTM F1897-20
January 1, 2020
Standard Specification for Leg Protection for Chain Saw Users
1.1 This specification specifies minimum requirements for the design, performance, testing, and certification of protective clothing and protective devices designed to provide cut resistance...
February 1, 2014
Standard Specification for Leg Protection for Chain Saw Users
1.1 This specification specifies minimum requirements for the design, performance, testing, and certification of protective clothing and protective devices designed to provide cut resistance...
June 15, 2008
Standard Specification for Leg Protection for Chain Saw Users
1.1 This specification specifies minimum requirements for the design, performance, testing, and certification of protective garments and protective devices designed to provide cut resistance...
October 1, 2004
Standard Specification for Leg Protection for Chain Saw Users
1.1 This specification specifies minimum requirements for the design, performance, testing, and certification of protective garments and protective devices designed to provide cut resistance...
June 10, 1998
Standard Specification for Leg Protection for Chain Saw Users
1.1 This specification specified minimum requirements for the design, performance, testing, and certification of protective garments and protective devices designed to provide cut resistance...
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