EN 16579 standard covers safety of football goals

EN 16579 standard includes requirements for ball playing goals including football goals.

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EN 16579 Goals

EN 16579 standard

Definitions are given for the following technical terms: Goal, portable goal, socketed goal, goal frame, net support, frame support, anchoring system, in use, intended use, not in use, crushing point, shearing point, entrapment, transport system.

Safety requirements are given for the following: Measurements, categorization, classification, materials, strength requirements, goal type specific requirements, stability, entrapment, net fixings, net, surface finish, transport system, test methods, stability requirements, net yarn diameter, test report, assembly, storage, transportation, inspection, maintenance, marking, anchoring system.

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