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Contributing to people's safety at work and at leisure are ASTM standards for protective equipment, homeland security, and search and rescue; correctional facilities, security systems and forensic engineering; fire and chemical hazards; and more. See below for the latest news on ASTM's activities in this area, and explore relevant standards, committee meeting dates and more in the boxes to the left.

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Of SI and Standards

Whether current versions of time-honored standards such as specifications for steel tee rails and ce... READ MORE »

It's What We Do

ASTM International standards are synonymous with quality and relevance. We know that. And we know th... READ MORE »

Creating a New Generation of Aircraft and Pilots

An international trade association, GAMA represents more than 85 of the world’s leading manufactur... READ MORE »

Fashioning Standards for Textiles

In an industry that dates to prehistoric times, a century is scarcely a moment. But in the 100 years... READ MORE »

Explosive Trace Detector Limits

A new ASTM International standard will be used to quantitatively test the ability of a trace detecto... READ MORE »

Steiner Tunnel Testing

A proposed new ASTM International standard is being developed for mounting plastic pipe and tube in ... READ MORE »

Occupational Injuries and Illnesses

A new ASTM International standard will provide a uniform international method for recording occupati... READ MORE »

Statistical Prediction Intervals

What considerations are there with statistical prediction intervals when the underlying distribution... READ MORE »

Steel and Standards

How does ArcelorMittal use standards in its materials production business?... READ MORE »

Water Intrusion in Buildings

The use of infrared technology is gaining popularity in the forensic engineering and building scienc... READ MORE »