EN 16899 standard covers safety of parkour facilities

EN 16899 standard includes requirements for parkour facilities.

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EN 16899 Parkour facilities

EN 16899 standard

Definitions are given for the following technical terms: Parkour, parkour equipment, clearance, competent person, critical fall height, enclosed passageway, entrapment, falling space, flow, free height of fall, groove, impact area, impact attenuating surface (IAS), landing, mechanical movement, movement, opening, portable, rails and bars, supervision, traceur, user.

Safety requirements are given for the following: Materials, structural integrity, foundations and groundwork, sporting ability, access restrictions to rails, bars and landings; accessible surfaces, profiles and edge chamfers, bars and rails, enclosed passage ways, movement and falling, clearances, entrapment, separation, dimensions, impact attenuating surface (IAS), maximum height, falling space, installation, inspection, maintenance, information sign, level mark, inspections, maintenance, operation, labelling, marking, Information to be provided by the manufacturer/supplier, test methods.

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