This test method describes procedures to be followed in test protocols for the anchorage of all types of snow retention devices on roofs with wood structural sheathing installed assembly, commercial, educational, industrial, institutional, recreational and residential buildings. This topic has not been addressed previously and guidance is being requested by the design/building industry. The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.
KeywordsCold Climate; Ice; Snow; Test Method; Winter; Roof; Snow Retention; Snow Barriers; Snow Guards; Snow Devices; Snow Brackets;
Standard is needed to help prevent possible injury/death from snow fall off roofs
The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.Back to Top
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