ASTM WK17797

    New Test Method for Standard Specification for Human Impact and Fall-through Resistance of Unit Skylights and Related Products Used on Skylight Openings

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    WK17797

    1. Scope

    This specification covers the assessment of the fall-through resistance performance of unit skylights and related products that could be exposed to unintentional impact from a human being. It is further stipulated that skylight openings intended to be protected by covered manufactured products are limited to openings in roofs sloped at a maximum of four vertical units to twelve horizontal units on non-residential buildings. This specification includes test method details necessary for defining product performance in a standardized manner.


    Keywords

    Fall hazard, roofs, NIOSH Hazard Alert, fragile roofs, metal building skylights, plastic bubble skylights, dome skylights, corrugated fiberglass skylights, roof lighting, glass skylights, skylight signage, fall hazard warnings, dangerous roof openings

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    12-13-2007

    Technical Contact:
    John Westerfield

    Status:
    Draft Under Development