ERIC Number: ED443274
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Jan
Guidelines for Movable Soccer Goal Safety.
Consumer Product Safety Commission, Washington, DC.
This handbook presents guidelines for the installation, use, and storage of full-size or nearly full-size movable soccer goals to help prevent deaths and serious injuries from soccer goal tipover. The guide first reviews soccer goal injuries and deaths occurring in the United States and briefly examines the soccer rules associated with goals. It then examines the guidelines on goal design/construction, anchoring/securing/and counterweighting, goal storage and securing, and additional safety tips. Soccer goal warning labels and a consumer product safety alert on anchoring are attached. Appendices list soccer organizations for more information and contact information for the Coalition to Promote Soccer Goal Safety. (GR)
Descriptors: Consumer Protection, Elementary Secondary Education, Equipment Storage, Federal Regulation, Guidelines, Higher Education, Safety, Soccer
For full text: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/rec_sfy.htm.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Support Staff
Authoring Institution: Consumer Product Safety Commission, Washington, DC.