The purpose of B107.400 is to define essential performance andsafety requirements specifically applicable to the various strikingtools covered herein. It specifies test methods to evaluateperformance related to the defined requirements and safety, andindicates limitations of safe use. This standard is a combinationof: B107.41 Nail Hammers, B107.42 Hatchets and Axes, B107.53 BallPeen Hammers, B107.54 Heavy Striking Tools, B107.56 Body RepairTools, B107.57 Bricklayers Hammers & Prospecting Picks, B107.58Riveting, Scaling, and Tinner's Setting Hammers. In addition to theconsolidation of individual struck tools into this standard,principal changes are the uniform inclusion of performancerequirements and test methods that evaluate performance and safety,as well as uniform format for sections on definitions, references,performance requirements, tests, and safety requirements andlimitation of use.
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