Standardization of terms, dimensions, tolerances, functional, operational, maintenance, training, performance and safety requirements, as well as their testing, including related test equipment for physical (including traditional) and virtual (including e-sports) sports.

Development and maintenance of standards for:

  • sports and recreational facilities and
  • equipment including those for recreational purposes (e.g. ropes courses, playgrounds, inflatables, water slides, camping tents, recreational trails, floating leisure articles, sleeping bags, ice hockey, snow sports, sports equipment, and facilities).
  • Excluded are amusement rides and amusement devices covered by International Standards within the scope of ISO/TC 254.

    Quick links

    published ISO standards *

    related to the TC and its SCs

    of which35 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 83

    ISO standards under development *

    related to the TC and its SCs

    of which15 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 83

    Participating members
    Observing members

    * number includes updates

    Reference Title Type
    ISO/TC 83/SC 4 Snowsports equipment Sub committee
    ISO/TC 83/SC 5 Ice hockey equipment and facilities Sub committee
    ISO/TC 83/SC 6 Martial arts Sub committee
    ISO/TC 83/WG 2   Camping tents Working group
    ISO/TC 83/WG 4   Computer vision systems for the detection of drowning accidents in swimming pools Working group
    ISO/TC 83/WG 6   Hazard identification and risk assessment Working group
    ISO/TC 83/WG 7   Sleeping bags Working group
    ISO/TC 83/WG 8   Playground equipment Working group
    ISO/TC 83/WG 9   Floating leisure articles Working group
    ISO/TC 83/WG 10   Sport games Working group
    Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 83

    The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 83:

    Reference Title ISO/IEC
    ISO/TC 188 Small craft ISO
    ISO/TC 228 Tourism and related services ISO
    ISO/TC 254 Safety of amusement rides and amusement devices ISO


    Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 83

    ISO/TC 83 can access the documents of the committees below:

    Reference Title ISO/IEC
    IEC/TC 61 Safety of household and similar electrical appliances IEC
    ISO/TC 188/SC 1 Personal safety equipment ISO
    ISO/TC 207 Environmental management ISO
    ISO/TC 228 Tourism and related services ISO
    ISO/PC 250 Sustainability in event management ISO
    ISO/TC 254 Safety of amusement rides and amusement devices ISO
    ISO/TC 292 Security and resilience ISO
    ISO/PC 329 Consumer incident investigation guideline ISO


    Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
    Acronym Title Category
    WFSGI World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry A

    Date Month Location TC/SC Note
    28-29 March 2023 Virtual ISO/TC 83/SC 5  
    23 May 2023 Virtual ISO/TC 83/SC 6  
    25 May 2023 Berlin (Germany) ISO/TC 83  

    * Information definite but meeting not yet formally convened
    ** Provisional

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