1 | Page. ASTM. American Society For Testing and Materials. F Standard Specification for Performance Requirements for Foot. Protection. Abstract. items Free shipping BOTH ways on Shoes, from our vast selection of styles. Fast delivery, and 24/7/ real-person service with a smile. Click or call. Learn about ASTM footwear standards and how to properly read a label. The 11 after the dash signifies the footwear meets the ASTM F or F
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Footwear worn by male worker which has Class 50 impact resistance and Class 50 compression resistance. Four classifications of impact resistance are listed: The outsole and heel of this footwear is made with non-conductive materials, shock resistant. ASTM does not give astk warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date. These examples are taken directly from ASTM A puncture resistant plate should be positioned between the insole and outsole and made an integral and permanent part of the footwear.
It also describes the testing procedure used. Lines 3 f213-05 4: Metatarsal protection is also identified as Class 50 men and women and Class 75 men and women.
The ASTM F label uses a specific four-line format to identify the type of footwear and the hazards it protects against: Footwear need not meet all of the below requirements to conform to ASTM F, but should clearly state which of the asfm the footwear meets. Class 75 pounds for men, Class 75 for women, Class 50 pounds for men, and class 50 for men.
ASTM F – 05 Standard Specification for Performance Requirements for Foot Protection
The test with the lowest score is the test result applied to the footwear classification. Requirements are as follows: Footwear should be designed, constructed, and manufactured to provide accidental insulation if accidental contact is made with electrical conductors or circuits.
Identifies the specific types of hazards the footwear protects against. Footwear should be designed, constructed, and manufactured so that a metatarsal impact guard is positioned partially over the protective toe cap and extended to cover the metatarsal bone area.
(ASTM F) Protective Footwear Standard | Tyndale USA
Footwear worn by female worker which has Class 75 impact resistance; Class 75 compression resistance, and Class 75 metatarsal impact resistance. This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. The label must list the requirements the footwear meets, as demonstrated by the examples above. ASTM F covers the minimum design, performance, testing, labeling, and classification requirements, and prescribes fit, function, and performance criteria for footwear designed to be worn to provide protection against a variety of workplace hazards that can potentially result in injury.
Puncture resistance of footwear bottoms. Link to Active This link will always route to the current Active version of the standard.
Impact resistance for the toe area of footwear. Work Item s – proposed revisions of this standard.
Compression resistance for the toe area of footwear. It is not the intention of this specification to serve as a detailed manufacturing or purchasing specification, but can be referenced in purchase contracts to ensure that minimum performance requirements are met.
Protective footwear which complies to the performance requirement of F issued in Footwear should protect the foot area between the toe and lower leg when operating a chain saw. SD footwear should reduce the excess static electricity by conducting the charge from body to ground while simultaneously maintaining a high level of resistance to protect the wearer. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application.
Footwear worn by male worker which has a Class 75 impact resistance and a Class 75 compression resistance. Compression resistance is classified c2413-05 same way as impact resistance: This specification covers the minimum design, performance, testing, and classification requirements, and prescribes fit, function, and performance criteria for footwear f22413-05 to be worn to provide protection against a variety of workplace hazards that can potentially result in injury.
Footwear may protect against nine categories. Historical Version s – view previous versions of standard. Puncture resistant footwear Footwear which is chain saw cut resistant. Requirements are as follows:.
Footwear conforming to this specification shall meet the performance requirements for the following: The numbered section at the end of each description provides a reference to the section in ASTM that atm the performance requirements a product must meet before it can be labeled as protecting against the specific hazard. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
The values given in parentheses are for information only. While a steel toe is not required, a protective toe cap should be a permanent part of the footwear. Class 75 men and women and Class 50 men and women.
Referenced Documents purchase separately The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard. The protection provided is described on the label using the abbreviation shown below.
Chain saw cut resistance. A label should include the components listed in the examples shown below. The ASTM F label uses a specific four-line format to identify the type of footwear and the hazards it protects against:.