An ASTM International environmental assessment standard has recently undergone major revisions to reflect relevant changes in federal law.
ASTM International Subcommittee on High-Rise Building External Evacuation Devices Has Proposed Standards on Ballot
ASTM Subcommittee E06.77 on High-Rise Building External Evacuation Devices is seeking interested persons to participate in standards activity that is focused on egress in emergency situations occurring in multi-story buildings, as well as on the ability of emergency personnel to respond effectively and access fires or other emergencies on higher floors.
ASTM International Committee on Business Imaging Products Seeks Participation in Development of Proposed New Standards
ASTM International Committee F05 on Business Imaging Products is currently seeking participation in the development of proposed new standards under the jurisdiction of Subcommittee F05.07 on Ink Jet Imaging Products. Users, original equipment manufacturers and ink producers are needed to assist in the following task groups:
ASTM International Committee C26 on Nuclear Fuel Cycle has approved two new standards, both under the jurisdiction of Subcommittee C26.05 on Methods of Test.
ASTM International Committee G01 on Corrosion of Metals has an ongoing commitment to help the oilfield and refinery industries adopt and use state-of-the-art techniques to select corrosion inhibitors. As part of this commitment, two new standards developed by Subcommittee G01.05 on Laboratory Corrosion Tests have recently been published:
ASTM Committee D05 on Coal and Coke is currently developing a proposed new standard, WK10380, Practice for Establishing the Competence of Laboratories Using ASTM Procedures in the Sampling and Analysis of Coal and Coke. The proposed standard will specify requirements for establishing, operating and evaluating a laboratory that provides services in the areas of sample collection and preparation and testing of coal, coke or combustion residues using ASTM Committee D05 standards.
Two subcommittees of ASTM International G01 on Corrosion of Metals have recently reorganized in order to broaden the scope of their standardization efforts. All interested parties are invited to participate in the ongoing work of Committee G01 and its subcommittees.
ASTM Internationalhas joined the Coalition for Fire-Safe Cigarettes, a national group of fire service members, consumer and disabled rights advocates, medical and public health practitioners and other related organizations. The purpose of the CFSC, which has been coordinated by the National Fire Protection Association, is to save lives and prevent injuries and damage that result from cigarette-ignited fires.