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ASTM Issues Consumer Trampoline Safety Standard

August 11, 2016

ASTM International has published ASTM F381 - 16 Standard Safety Specification for Components, Assembly, Use, and Labeling of Consumer Trampolines.

The standard prescribes safety specifications for trampoline components, assembly, and use to reduce the demonstrated hazards associated with the use of trampolines by consumers in a home environment.

This standard applies to trampolines in the following applications:

  • Minimum bed size of 3300 in.2 (21300 cm2)
  • Minimum height of 20 in. (51 cm)
  • Intended for the purpose of continuous, vertical jumping activities
  • Intended for consumer use

This standard was published on July 20, 2016.