FIELD SAFETY RULES AGREEMENT
In order for this association to provide a long term viable insurance program there will be a mandatory rules for safety that must be adopted and enforced.
It is each member's responsibility to maintain a safe environment for players to be able to enjoy themselves and want to return.
In order to maintain low rates we will adopt and agree to the following safety rules:
1) Strict Control exercised over all areas. Example:
A. Entrance Field
B. Parking Areas
C. Staging Areas
D. Sales and Service Ares
E. Viewing Areas
F. Playing Fields
2) All personnel should be fully & properly trained:
B. Counter/sales persons
C. Chronograph person
D. Field Maintenance persons
3) Maintain proper equipment on premises:
A. Maintain Markers
B. Goggle/Full face mask system with ear protection per definition below.
Wash, disinfect, remove lens, and inspect for cracks, on every goggle system often after each daily use or as recommended by manufacturer.
Replace lens as per manufacturers recommendations or earlier.
C. Maintain at least 1 chronograph with backup battery.
D. Have enough barrel blocking devices for all rental equipment and have some for sale in case customers have lost theirs.
E. Maintain a properly stocked first aid kit on premises.
F. Maintain some communication from field to emergency sources, i.e. cellular phone, etc.
4) Required safety meeting for all new participants daily. Explain safety issues, goggle issues, procedures, and etc.
5) Fully sealed approved goggle systems must be used in areas of play or chronograph areas. You may use Airsoft goggle
mask systems or approved Airsoft goggles that meet or exceed ASTM standards. The full face and ears must be covered either
by a mask system or balaclava or bandanna to prevent injury or penetration of BBs.
- 6) Mandatory ejection of players removing goggle/full-face mask system while in goggle areas after being personally warned:
A. Playing Field
B. Chronograph Area
C. Other Shooting Areas
7) Mandatory "barrel blocking device" enforcement in all areas excluding the playing fields when in play.
A barrel blocking device is exactly that, an accepted blocking device designed to fit in the end or over the end of a barrel,
not a stick squeegee, a sock or towel barrel blocking device required signs at:
A. Entering and Exiting Playing Areas
B. Entering and Exiting Chronograph Areas
C. Entering and Exiting Target Areas
D. Parking Areas
E. Staging Areas
F. Counter or Sales Areas
8) If there is a spectator area have safety netting that will stop an Airsoft BB at 300 fps at 15-ft distance (10 shots) in 4 inch circle,
around all areas where necessary and maintained and checked regularly:
A. Chronograph Area
B. Separation between Staging Area and Fields
C. Any place where Airsoft bb's may pass into public transportation space if close enough to field
9) Have posted "Goggle On Area" signs before entering field area. Also one "Goggles on" sign 50 feet past entrance to field
entrance to fields as a reminder. You must have safety signs posted, entering Airsoft playing area, goggles required, and
barrel blocking devices required.
10) Have posted the "Player Safety Rules" where the Counter and Sales office is.
11) Have all guns chronographed before entering the field area before each set of games. Have a chronograph referee there to verify. MAXIMUM VELOCITIES: Underwriter approval is required for "Sniper" Velocities that exceed 400 (FPS).
• Maximum Velocity allowed for .20 BBs - Close Quarter or Indoor 350 (fps) Outdoor 400 (fps)
• Maximum Velocity allowed for .25 BBs - Close Quarter or Indoor 350 (fps) Outdoor 400 (fps)
• Maximum Velocity allowed for Snipers is 500 (fps) with no shots closer than 100 feet to Opponent
• Any Sniper Weapons MUST NOT have the ability to fire FULL AUTO
12) Recommend ejection of players from your field for the following reasons:
A. Removing or lifting goggle/face mask system after first warning
B. Any fighting with other players or referees
C. Failure to play in a safe manner
D. Any player that his/her actions would make it not pleasurable for others to return to play and have fun.
13) Have personnel that on a weekly basis inspect the fields for any type of hazard that might have developed since the last week.
Look for any nails sticking out of boards, any objects that might be sticking out of the ground.
If trees are cut make sure the stumps are removed as not to have a tripping injury. Show pride of ownership in your fields.
- 14) Test netting to be used at field where it is to be a no mask area.
Netting must pass the simple performance test below.
If it fails then everyone will be required to have mask on while on the property.
By checking this box, I hereby agree to the to adopt and follow the Field Safety Rules listed above.
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