ASTM WK43980

    New Guide for Assessing Building or Structure Designs for Sliding or Falling Ice and Snow Hazard Potential

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    Developed by Subcommittee: E06.55 | Committee E06 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    The guide is intended to establish procedures and methodologies for the review and assessment of building or structure designs, with respect to their anticipated performance when exposed to winter weather; and the potential for danger to people or property due to ice and snow accretion that can release from the building or structure surface.


    Cold Climate, Falling, Sliding, Drifting, Ice, Snow, Design Guide, Winter, Design, hazards, falling snow, falling ice


    This topic has not been addressed previously and guidance is being requested by the design industry.

    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:

    Technical Contact:
    Michael Carter

    Draft Under Development