ASTM F2821 - 15(2020)

    Standard Test Methods for Basket Type Rescue Litters

    Active Standard ASTM F2821 | Developed by Subcommittee: F32.01

    Book of Standards Volume: 13.02


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    Significance and Use

    4.1 These test methods are intended to provide reproducible data from which acceptance criteria, design data, and specifications can be developed for basket type rescue litters.

    1. Scope

    1.1 These test methods enable the user to determine if a rescue litter meets the requirement for strength depending upon particular applications and methods of use.

    1.2 The test methods described in this standard are designed to test several parameters under “manner of use” conditions.

    1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to inch-pound units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

    1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.5 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 13.200 (Accident and disaster control)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 46161700(Rescue equipment and accessories)


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    DOI: 10.1520/F2821-15R20

    Citation Format

    ASTM F2821-15(2020), Standard Test Methods for Basket Type Rescue Litters, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2020, www.astm.org

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