Stationary training equipment standards open for public comment

Stationery training equipment incudes exercise bicycles, training benches, treadmills, rowing machines, steppers, and other equipment for use in training areas of organisations such as sports associations, hotels, sports halls, educational establishments, studios, gyms, fitness centres etc where access and control are regulated by the owner. The nine parts of the new standards are open for public comment and will address safety requirements and test methods for stationery training equipment including environmental aspects.  The documents are an adoption of ISO 20957 with national modifications set out in the Appendices at the end of the text.

Standards Australia encourages views and input from a wide cross section of the public on a draft publication during the public comment stage. Login to Standards Australia Connect to browse the drafts on Stationary Training Equipment DR AS ISO 20957:2021 Stationary training equipment parts 1,2,4-10 which are open for Public Comment until 3rd September 2021:

  • Part 1: General safety requirements and test methods
  • Part 2: Strength training equipment
  • Part 4:  Strength training benches,
  • Part 5: Stationary exercise bicycles and upper body crank training equipment
  • Part 6: Treadmills
  • Part 7: Part Rowing machines
  • Part 8: Steppers, stair climbers and climbers
  • Part 9: Elliptical trainers
  • Part 10: Exercise bicycles with a fixed wheel or without a freewheel

Standards Australia Connect also provides information on current standards development projects, committees and more. See the Connect user guide for members of the public (PDF) for more.

Consumers Federation of Australia (CFA) supports a representative to participate as a member of the Standards Australia Technical Committee CS-101 Sports & recreational facilities & equipment which prepared the above standards. Representatives of CFA add value to the work of the committee, bringing the consumer stakeholder contribution to the process and ensuring a robust standard of benefit to the community. For more information about the CFA Standards Project and how to participate, please contact

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