Register December 2011 No. 672
Chapter SPS 309
SPS 309.01   Purpose.
SPS 309.02   Scope and application.
SPS 309.03   Definitions.
SPS 309.10   General requirements.
Ch. SPS 309 Note Note: Chapter Comm 9 was renumbered chapter SPS 309 under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 1., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672.
SPS 309.01 SPS 309.01Purpose. This chapter establishes minimum standards for the anchoring or securing of movable soccer goals to limit injuries resulting from overturning.
SPS 309.01 History History: CR 11-003: cr. Register June 2011 No. 666, eff. 7-1-11.
SPS 309.02 SPS 309.02Scope and application.
SPS 309.02(1) (1)Scope.
SPS 309.02(1)(a)(a) This chapter applies to movable soccer goals whose inside measurements are 6.5 to 8 feet high and 18 to 24 feet wide, except as provided in par. (b).
SPS 309.02(1)(b) (b) This chapter does not apply to tip-resistant goals that are labeled indicating conformance to ASTM F2673, Standard Safety Specification for Special Tip-Resistant Movable Soccer Goals.
SPS 309.02(2) (2)Application. This chapter applies to all of the following:
SPS 309.02(2)(a) (a) Movable soccer goals existing before, on and after July 1, 2011.
SPS 309.02(2)(b) (b) Movable soccer goals located or to be located on public land.
SPS 309.02 History History: CR 11-003: cr. Register June 2011 No. 666, eff. 7-1-11.
SPS 309.03 SPS 309.03Definitions. In this chapter:
SPS 309.03(1) (1) “Movable soccer goal" has the meaning as given in s. 167.21 (1) (c), Stats.
SPS 309.03 Note Note: Section 167.21 (1) (c) reads: “Movable soccer goals" means a freestanding structure that consists of at least 2 upright posts, a crossbar, and support bars and that is designed to be used as a soccer goal and to be movable to different locations.
SPS 309.03(2) (2) “Public land" means any public and private land where a movable soccer goal is made available for public use.
SPS 309.03 History History: CR 11-003: cr. Register June 2011 No. 666, eff. 7-1-11.
SPS 309.10 SPS 309.10General requirements.
SPS 309.10(1)(a) (a) Except as provided in par. (b), as of July 1, 2011, a movable soccer goal shall be anchored or secured by a method that will reduce the possibility of it overturning at every location and relocation where the goal is made accessible for public use.
SPS 309.10(1)(b) (b) Anchorage or securement of a movable goal need not occur for site maintenance activities such as the temporary movement of a goal for mowing.
SPS 309.10(2)(a)(a) Methods for anchoring or securing movable soccer goals shall take into account at least the following variables:
SPS 309.10(2)(a)1. 1. The amount of force applied to a crossbar of the soccer goal to pull the goal over or down.
SPS 309.10(2)(a)2. 2. The about wind force to cause the soccer goal to tip over.
SPS 309.10(2)(a)3. 3. The slope of terrain where the soccer goal is to be located.
SPS 309.10(2)(b) (b) Acceptable methods that reduce the possibility of overturning movable soccer goals recognized by the department shall include those delineated under the following guidelines:
SPS 309.10(2)(b)1. 1. Guidelines published by the federal consumer product safety commission under the designation CPSC 326, Soccer Goal Guidelines.
SPS 309.10(2)(b)2. 2. Guidelines published by the ASTM under designation F1938, Standard Guide for Safer Use of Movable Soccer Goals.
SPS 309.10(3) (3) The method of anchoring or securing a movable soccer goal may not in itself create a hazard.
SPS 309.10(4)(a)(a) A permanent label warning the risk of overturning shall be fixed to each movable soccer goal.
SPS 309.10(4)(b) (b) The label shall depict graphically the potential injury hazard and warning of climbing on or hanging from an unanchored or unsecured soccer goal.
SPS 309.10 Note Note: See the federal CPSC Guidelines or ASTM standards F1938 and F2056 for examples of warning labels.
SPS 309.10(4)(c) (c) The label shall be affixed to a movable soccer goal in a position to be visible from the ground.
SPS 309.10(5)(a)(a) Movable soccer goals shall be moved and anchored or secured by authorized and trained personnel.
SPS 309.10(5)(b) (b) The authorization and training for moving and anchoring or securing soccer goals shall be provided by the owners of the goals.
SPS 309.10 History History: CR 11-003: cr. Register June 2011 No. 666, eff. 7-1-11.
Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.