Basic requirements for sports equipment

Requirements for the maintenance and storage of sports equipment

The equipment in the venues of sports activities must be fully serviceable, all projectiles must be securely mounted to the floor or wall. The correctness of the installation and the suitability of the equipment for use are recorded in the inspection report.

Gymnastic projectiles should not play in the joints, swings and curvatures are unacceptable, all fasteners must be tightly tightened.

The poles of the bars should be completely smooth, without notches and cracks. If fiber stratification is detected, it must be eliminated before classes begin. Bars with cracks in the fiber are replaced completely.

The bars of the crossbars should have a rough texture. If the surface of the neck is smoothed, it must be cleaned with a skin.

Logs for gymnastics should be absolutely smooth, without cracks and burrs, and bending of the beam is also unacceptable. If these damages are detected, the beam must be replaced.

The mounting plates for the hook must be tightly screwed to the floor covering and sealed flush. When meeting the requirements for sports equipment, it will be possible to avoid sudden breaks in important structures and other elements of products.

The trestle supports for gymnastics should be easily adjusted and rigidly fixed in one position.

The bridge supports for gymnastics should be covered with rubber to eliminate the danger of slipping during repulsion. If the rubber coating is damaged, it must be replaced.

All projectiles must be accurately selected by weight and age of those engaged with a margin of safety.

All equipment must be installed in such a way that there is a free zone around it.

Basketball shields must be made of tempered impact-resistant glass or plexiglass. The shield should be rigidly attached to the support or wall, the ring should not have cracks or sharp elements.

Volleyball racks must be securely fixed in glasses and installed at a distance of at least 0.5 meters from the side marking of the field.

Sanitary and hygienic requirements for sports equipment

All metal elements of the equipment must be treated with anti-corrosion compounds and stored in places with moderate humidity to prevent corrosion.

Synthetic ropes and nets must be protected from direct sunlight and moisture during storage.

Products made of rubber and rubber should be stored away from heating appliances, it is unacceptable for lubricating oils and household chemicals to get on them.

Leather products (mainly mats) should be treated with castor oil at least once a month to preserve the elasticity of the skin and prevent cracking and tearing.

Protective masks should be disinfected periodically.

Boxing gloves are dried after each workout and periodically disinfected from the inside.

The surface of the training ring is wiped several times a day with a damp cloth and 1-2 times a week is treated with an aqueous solution of hydrogen peroxide and washing powder.

Sports ski shoes, roller skates and figure skates should undergo antibacterial treatment after each application.

You can find out the list of other requirements for sports equipment at the production stage in other news on our website.