ASTM International - ASTM F659-98
Standard Specification for Skier Goggles and Faceshields
|Publication Date:||10 April 1998|
1.1 This specification covers the minimal requirements for alpine skier goggles and faceshields, to provide a reasonable degree of protection against foreign objects striking or lodging in the eye or surrounding soft tissue causing eye irritation or damage; and to minimize fogging and vision restrictions that distract or handicap the skier and thereby may cause accidents.
1.2 The scope of this specification shall include requirements for materials, lens size, optical properties, lens strength, field of vision, labeling, identification, and testing procedures for goggles and faceshields for alpine skiers.
1.2.1 Contact lenses, sunglasses, and corrective dress eye wear are not included within the scope of this specification.
1.3 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test method portions, Sections 7 and 8 and Annex A1 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.