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OSHA Revises 1910.269 Compliance Dates

In April of 2014, OSHA revised CFR 1910.269 mandating that certain employers must provide their employees with protective clothing that will not melt, drip, or ignite and that will not contribute to injury. 434 more words

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Cast Nylon 6 Round Rod, White, Smooth Finish, ASTM D5989, 3-1/4" OD, 2-1/4" ID, 1/2" Wall Thickness, 1' Length

Is a heat stabilized Cast Nylon offering long term thermal stability to 260 degrees F, plus the highest strength and hardness of nylon 6 grades. 23 more words

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Nylon 6/12 Round Rod, Opaque Off-White, Meets ASTM D5989/ASTM D6779, 1" Diameter, 1' Length

The nylon 6/12 round rod has an opaque off-white color and meets American Society for Testing and Materials ASTM D5989 and ASTM D6779 specifications. Nylon 6/12 offers excellent wear and abrasion resistance and a low-friction surface, while providing greater dimensional stability and lessRead more…

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Observations on Impact Attenuation Criteria for Playground Surfaces by Professor David Ball

I reprint in full an important and helpful paper by David Ball, Professor of Risk Management at the Centre for Decision Analysis and Risk Management. The paper, … 2,776 more words

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Tim Gill reblogged this on Rethinking Childhood and commented:

David BallThis post shares a most helpful paper on playground surfacing from David Ball, Professor of Risk Management and a long-term collaborator of mine. It is taken from the website of our mutual collaborator Bernard Spiegal. As Bernard says, the value of David's paper is that it places the playground surfacing debate in the wider context of social values and policy. What is more, it does this in a clear, concise, balanced and thoughtful way. It also offers some helpful historical insights. It should be of interest to anyone who wants to get a wider perspective on this complex topic.

Nylon 6/12 Round Rod, Opaque Off-White, Meets ASTM D5989/ASTM D6779, 1" Diameter, 1' Length

The nylon 6/12 round rod has an opaque off-white color and meets American Society for Testing and Materials ASTM D5989 and ASTM D6779 specifications. Nylon 6/12 offers excellent wear and abrasion resistance and a low-friction surface, while providing greater dimensional stability and lessRead more…

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Playground surfacing and ASTM: good news, but concerns remain

Yesterday ASTM put on hold its proposal to tighten up playground surfacing standards, according to reports from committee members. ASTM’s original proposal has prompted widespread criticism: most recently from campaigning journalist Lenore ‘ 361 more words

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PPO (Polyphenylene Oxide) Noryl EN-265 Round Rod, Opaque Black, Standard Tolerance, ASTM D4349 PPE220 Round Rod, Opaque Black, 3/8" Diameter, 12" Length

The opaque black PPO Noryl EN-265 round rod has a standard tolerance and meets American Society for Testing and Materials ASTM D4349 PPE220 specifications. Modified PPO (polyphenylene oxide) Noryl EN265 is a strong, rigid plastic that offers excellent electrical and thermal properties as well as excellent dimensional stability, due in part to its very low moisture absorption.

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