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Buoyant aids for swimming instruction - Part 1: Safety requirements and test methods for buoyant aids to be worn; German and English version prEN 13138-1:2020

Abstract

This European Standard specifies safety requirements for construction, performance, sizing, marking and information supplied by the manufacturer for swimming aids intended to assist beginners with movement through the water while learning to swim or while learning part of a swimming stroke. It also gives methods of test for verification of these requirements.This part 1 of EN 13138 applies only to devices that are designed to be worn, to be securely attached to the body and which have either inherent buoyancy or can be inflated. It only applies to Class B devices intended to introduce the user to the range of swimming strokes. It does not apply to Class A or Class C devices, to pull buoys, swim rings, lifebuoys, buoyancy aids, lifejackets or aquatic toys.

Begin

2017-10-10

WI

00162401

Planned document number

DIN EN 13138-1

Project number

11201182

Responsible national committee

NA 112-04-04 AA - Lifesaving in water and safety equipment 

Responsible european committee

CEN/TC 162/WG 10 - Buoyant aids for swimming instruction 

draft standard

Buoyant aids for swimming instruction - Part 1: Safety requirements and test methods for buoyant aids to be worn; German and English version prEN 13138-1:2018
2018-02
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Buoyant aids for swimming instruction - Part 1: Safety requirements and test methods for buoyant aids to be worn; German and English version prEN 13138-1:2020
2020-06
Order from Beuth Verlag

previous edition(s)

Buoyant aids for swimming instruction - Part 1: Safety requirements and test methods for buoyant aids to be worn; German version EN 13138-1:2014
2015-02

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Contact

Dipl.-Kffr.

Leticia de Anda González

Saatwinkler Damm 42/43
13627 Berlin

Tel.: +49 30 2601-2049
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