ASTM's security system standards are instrumental in the classification, selection, and evaluation of products that have to do with security and protection. These products include combination locks, padlocks, security seals, generic and mercantile vaults. ASTM pedestrian / walkway safety standards cover footwear materials and products, and walkways and walking surfaces. These standards guide manufacturers of such products in the proper fabrication and assessment procedures for the assurance of their quality.

Security System Standards Pedestrian and Walkway Safety Standards

ASTM's security system standards are instrumental in the classification, selection, and evaluation of products that have to do with security and protection. These products include combination locks, padlocks, security seals, generic and mercantile vaults. ASTM pedestrian / walkway safety standards cover footwear materials and products, and walkways and walking surfaces. These standards guide manufacturers of such products in the proper fabrication and assessment procedures for the assurance of their quality.

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Building and Infrastructure Protection

E2950-14(2020) Standard Specification for Metal Canopy Systems

E3211-22 Standard Practice for Selection, Integration, and Verification of Active Vehicle Barrier Safety Devices

CBRNE Detection and Decontamination

E2411-07 Standard Specification for Chemical Warfare Vapor Detector (CWVD)

E2601-15 Standard Practice for Radiological Emergency Response

E3289-21 Standard Guide for Using Equipment and Assays for Field Detection of Fentanyl and Fentanyl-Related Compounds

E3243-21 Standard Specification for Field Detection Equipment and Assays Used for Fentanyl and Fentanyl-Related Compounds

E3290-21 Standard Test Method for Establishing Performance of Equipment and Assays for Field Detection of Fentanyl and Fentanyl-Related Compounds

E2520-21 Standard Practice for Measuring and Scoring Performance of Trace Explosive Chemical Detectors

E2770-17 Standard Guide for Operational Guidelines for Initial Response to Suspected Biological Agents and Toxins

E2458-17 Standard Practices for Bulk Sample Collection and Swab Sample Collection of Visible Powders Suspected of Being Biological Agents and Toxins from Nonporous Surfaces

E2800-11(2017) Standard Practice for Characterization of Bacillus Spore Suspensions for Reference Materials

E2933-21 Standard Specification for Stationary Point Chemical Vapor Detectors (SPCVD) for Homeland Security Applications

E2885-21 Standard Specification for Handheld Point Chemical Vapor Detectors (HPCVD) for Homeland Security Applications

E2639-12(2018) Standard Test Method for Blast Resistance of Trash Receptacles

E2740-12(2018) Standard Specification for Trash Receptacles Subjected to Blast Resistance Testing

E3095-17 Standard Guide for Surrogate Materials for Field Evaluation of Nucleic Acid-Based On-Site Biological Assessment Technologies

E2831/E2831M-11(2018) Standard Guide for Deployment of Blast Resistant Trash Receptacles in Crowded Places

E3131-17 Standard Specification for Nucleic Acid-Based Systems for Bacterial Pathogen Screening of Suspicious Visible Powders

E2805-18 Standard Practice for Measurement of the Biological Activity of Ricin

E2677-20 Standard Test Method for Estimating Limits of Detection in Trace Detectors for Explosives and Drugs of Interest

E3002-15 Standard Practice for Assessing the Comparative Efficacy of Products Used for the Decontamination of Chemical Warfare Agents (CWAs) on Skin

E2542-08(2014) Standard Specification for Portable Water Heaters Used at Personnel Decontamination Stations

E2543-08(2014) Standard Specification for Portable Air Heaters Used at Personnel Decontamination Stations and Shelters

E2852-13(2021) Standard Guide for Acquisition, Maintenance, Storage, and Use of Hazardous Material Detection Instrumentation

E2851/E2851M-13(2021) Standard Specification for Ruggedness Requirements for HAZMAT Instrumentation

Controlled Access Security, Search, and Screening Equipment

F3278-20 Standard Performance Specifications and Test Methods for Hand-Held Metal Detectors Used in Safety and Security

F3020-20 Standard Performance Specifications and Test Methods for Hand-Worn Metal Detectors Used in Safety and Security

F1039-87(1993)e1 Standard Test Method for Measurement of Low Level X-Radiation Used in X-Ray Security Screening Systems (Withdrawn 2002)

F2069-00 Standard Practice for Evaluation of Explosives Vapor Detectors (Withdrawn 2009)

F947-85(1996) Standard Test Method for Determining Low-Level X-Radiation Sensitivity of Photographic Films (Withdrawn 2005)

F1448-16 Standard Guide for Selection of Security Technology for Protection Against Counterfeiting, Alteration, Diversion, Duplication, Simulation, and Substitution (CADDSS) of Products or Documents

F1156-94 Terminology Relating to Product Counterfeit Protection Systems (Withdrawn 2001)

F1468-04a(2018) Standard Practice for Evaluation of Metallic Weapons Detectors for Controlled Access Search and Screening

F2401-16 Standard Practice for Security Checkpoint Metal Detector Screening of Persons with Medical Devices

F792-17e1 Standard Practice for Evaluating the Imaging Performance of Security X-Ray Systems

F1532-94 Standard Guide for Qualification, Selection, Training, Utilization, and Supervision of Security Screening Personnel (Withdrawn 2001)

F3356-19a Standard Practice for Conformity Assessment of Metal Detectors Used in Safety and Security

C1269-97(2021) Standard Practice for Adjusting Operational Sensitivity Setting of In-Plant Walk-Through Metal Detectors

C1270-97(2021) Standard Practice for Detection Sensitivity Mapping of In-Plant Walk-Through Metal Detectors

C1238-97(2021) Standard Guide for Installation of Walk-Through Metal Detectors

C1309-97(2021) Standard Practice for Performance Evaluation of In-Plant Walk-Through Metal Detectors

Editorial and Terminology

F1646-16 Standard Terminology Relating to Walkway Safety and Footwear

Emergency Preparedness, Training, and Procedures

E2842-14(2021) Standard Guide for Credentialing for Access to an Incident or Event Site

E2640-10 Standard Guide for Resource Management in Emergency Management and Homeland Security (Withdrawn 2019)

E2668-10 Standard Guide for Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Development (Withdrawn 2019)

E2732-11 Standard Practice for Responder Family Support Service (Withdrawn 2020)

E2541-10 Standard Guide for Stakeholder-Focused, Consensus-Based Disaster Restoration Process for Contaminated Assets (Withdrawn 2019)

E2413-04(2009) Standard Guide for Hospital Preparedness and Response (Withdrawn 2018)

E2915-13(2020) Standard Guide for Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Management

E2951-13(2020)e1 Standard Guide for Community Emergency Preparedness for Persons with Disabilities

Footwear

F3445-21 Standard Specification for Performance Requirements when Evaluating Slip Resistance of Protective (Safety) Footwear using ASTM F2913 Whole Shoe Test Method

F2412-18a Standard Test Methods for Foot Protection

F2892-18 Standard Specification for Performance Requirements for Soft Toe Protective Footwear (Non-Safety / Non-Protective Toe)

F2413-18 Standard Specification for Performance Requirements for Protective (Safety) Toe Cap Footwear

F2913-19 Standard Test Method for Measuring the Coefficient of Friction for Evaluation of Slip Performance of Footwear and Test Surfaces/Flooring Using a Whole Shoe Tester

F2232-14(2020) Standard Test Method for Determining the Longitudinal Load Required to Detach High Heels from Footwear

F694-02e1 Standard Test Method for Heel-Attaching Strength of Women's Shoes (Withdrawn 2008)

Locking Devices

F1699-96(2016) Standard Classification for Passive Fiber Optic Seals

F1158-94(2015) Standard Guide for Inspection and Evaluation of Tampering of Security Seals

F946-85(2018) Standard Guide for Establishing Security Seal Control and Accountability Procedures

F2155-01(2017) Standard Specification for Performance of Hasps and Other Attachment Devices for Padlocks or Seals

F2348-04(2017) Standard Performance Specification for Privacy Padlocks

F1157-04(2015) Standard Practice for Classifying the Relative Performance of the Physical Properties of Security Seals

F571-87(2016) Standard Practice for Installation of Exit Devices in Security Areas

F832-90(2016) Standard Classification for Security Seals

F476-14 Standard Test Methods for Security of Swinging Door Assemblies

F471-76(2002) Standard Terminology Relating to Combination Locks (Withdrawn 2011)

F883-13(2022) Standard Performance Specification for Padlocks

Operational Equipment

E2411-07 Standard Specification for Chemical Warfare Vapor Detector (CWVD)

E2601-15 Standard Practice for Radiological Emergency Response

E3289-21 Standard Guide for Using Equipment and Assays for Field Detection of Fentanyl and Fentanyl-Related Compounds

E3243-21 Standard Specification for Field Detection Equipment and Assays Used for Fentanyl and Fentanyl-Related Compounds

E3290-21 Standard Test Method for Establishing Performance of Equipment and Assays for Field Detection of Fentanyl and Fentanyl-Related Compounds

E2520-21 Standard Practice for Measuring and Scoring Performance of Trace Explosive Chemical Detectors

E2770-17 Standard Guide for Operational Guidelines for Initial Response to Suspected Biological Agents and Toxins

E2458-17 Standard Practices for Bulk Sample Collection and Swab Sample Collection of Visible Powders Suspected of Being Biological Agents and Toxins from Nonporous Surfaces

E2800-11(2017) Standard Practice for Characterization of Bacillus Spore Suspensions for Reference Materials

E2933-21 Standard Specification for Stationary Point Chemical Vapor Detectors (SPCVD) for Homeland Security Applications

E2885-21 Standard Specification for Handheld Point Chemical Vapor Detectors (HPCVD) for Homeland Security Applications

E2639-12(2018) Standard Test Method for Blast Resistance of Trash Receptacles

E2740-12(2018) Standard Specification for Trash Receptacles Subjected to Blast Resistance Testing

E3095-17 Standard Guide for Surrogate Materials for Field Evaluation of Nucleic Acid-Based On-Site Biological Assessment Technologies

E2831/E2831M-11(2018) Standard Guide for Deployment of Blast Resistant Trash Receptacles in Crowded Places

E3131-17 Standard Specification for Nucleic Acid-Based Systems for Bacterial Pathogen Screening of Suspicious Visible Powders

E2805-18 Standard Practice for Measurement of the Biological Activity of Ricin

E2677-20 Standard Test Method for Estimating Limits of Detection in Trace Detectors for Explosives and Drugs of Interest

E3002-15 Standard Practice for Assessing the Comparative Efficacy of Products Used for the Decontamination of Chemical Warfare Agents (CWAs) on Skin

E2542-08(2014) Standard Specification for Portable Water Heaters Used at Personnel Decontamination Stations

E2543-08(2014) Standard Specification for Portable Air Heaters Used at Personnel Decontamination Stations and Shelters

E2852-13(2021) Standard Guide for Acquisition, Maintenance, Storage, and Use of Hazardous Material Detection Instrumentation

E2851/E2851M-13(2021) Standard Specification for Ruggedness Requirements for HAZMAT Instrumentation

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

E3078/E3078M-20e1 Standard Practice for Conditioning of Hard Armor Test Items

E3003-20 Standard Practice for Body Armor Wearer Measurement and Fitting of Armor

E3276/E3276M-21 Standard Test Method for Assessing Impact Energy and Precision of Direct-fire, Single-projectile Less Lethal Impact Rounds Used by Public Safety Officers

E3236/E3236M-21 Standard Specification for Ballistic-resistant Barriers Used in Homeland Security or Public Safety Applications

E2952-17(2021) Standard Specification for Air-Purifying Respiratory Protective Smoke Escape Devices (RPED)

E3109-18 Standard Specification for Protective Gloves Worn by Law Enforcement and Corrections Officers

E2902-12 Standard Practice for Measurement of Body Armor Wearers (Withdrawn 2019)

E3212-19 Standard Guide for Selection and Procurement of Protective Gloves Worn by Law Enforcement and Corrections

E3195-19 Standard Guide for Body Armor Program Management

E3187/E3187M-19 Standard Specification for Less Lethal Aerosol Devices Used by Law Enforcement, Corrections, and Other Public Safety Officers

E3215-19a Standard Practice for Certification of Less Lethal Aerosol Devices Used by Law Enforcement, Corrections, and Other Public Safety Officers

E3005-20 Standard Terminology for Body Armor

E3062/E3062M-20 Standard Specification for Indoor Ballistic Test Ranges for Small Arms and Fragmentation Testing of Ballistic-resistant Items

E3068-20 Standard Test Method for Contact Measurement of Backface Deformation in Clay Backing During Body Armor Testing

E3086-20 Standard Practice for Creating Appliques for Use in Testing of Nonplanar Soft Body Armor Designed for Females

E3107/E3107M-20 Standard Test Method for Resistance to Penetration and Backface Deformation for Ballistic-resistant Torso Body Armor and Shoot Packs

E3110/E3110M-20 Standard Test Method for Collection of Ballistic Limit Data for Ballistic-resistant Torso Body Armor and Shoot Packs

E3112/E3112M-20 Standard Test Method for Ballistic-resistant Products and Shoot Packs

E3192/E3192M-20 Standard Practice for Soft Armor Conditioning by Tumbling

E3004-20a Standard Specification for Preparation and Verification of Clay Blocks Used in Ballistic-Resistance Testing of Torso Body Armor

E3108-18 Standard Practice for Conformity Assessment of Protective Gloves Worn by Law Enforcement and Corrections Officers

E3113-18 Standard Specification for Ballistic-resistant Vehicle Door Panels Used by Public Safety Agencies

E3299/E3299M-22 Standard Test Methods for Compression Resistance of Helmets

E3342/E3342M-22 Specification for Nonballistic-resistant Helmets Specifically Designed to be Worn by Law Enforcement and Corrections Officers When Maintaining Order in Violent Situations

E3343/E3343M-22 Test Methods for Nonballistic-resistant Helmets Worn by Law Enforcement and Corrections

E3141/E3141M-22a Standard Test Method for Ballistic Resistant Shields for Law Enforcement

E3348/E3348M-22 Standard Guide for Body Armor for Non-Law Enforcement First Responders

E3111/E3111M-22 Standard Test Methods for Ballistic Resistant Head Protection

E3347/E3347M-22 Standard Specification for Ballistic-Resistant Shields Used by Law Enforcement Officers

Response Robots

E2802/E2802M-21e1 Standard Test Method for Evaluating Response Robot Mobility Using Variable Hurdle Obstacles

E2854/E2854M-21 Standard Test Method for Evaluating Response Robot Radio Communications Line-of-Sight Range

E2592-16 Standard Practice for Evaluating Response Robot Capabilities: Logistics: Packaging for Urban Search and Rescue Task Force Equipment Caches

E3132/E3132M-17 Standard Practice for Evaluating Response Robot Logistics: System Configuration

E2992/E2992M-17 Standard Test Method for Evaluating Response Robot Mobility: Traverse Sand Terrain

E2991/E2991M-17 Standard Test Method for Evaluating Response Robot Mobility: Traverse Gravel Terrain

E2566-17a Standard Test Method for Evaluating Response Robot Sensing: Visual Acuity

E2521-16 Standard Terminology for Evaluating Response Robot Capabilities

E2804-11(2020) Standard Test Method for Evaluating Emergency Response Robot Capabilities: Mobility: Confined Area Obstacles: Stairs/Landings

E2830-11(2020) Standard Test Method for Evaluating the Mobility Capabilities of Emergency Response Robots Using Towing Tasks: Grasped Sleds

E2829-11(2020) Standard Test Method for Evaluating Emergency Response Robot Capabilities: Mobility: Maneuvering Tasks: Sustained Speed

E2803-11(2020) Standard Test Method for Evaluating Emergency Response Robot Capabilities: Mobility: Confined Area Obstacles: Inclined Planes

E2801-11(2020) Standard Test Method for Evaluating Emergency Response Robot Capabilities: Mobility: Confined Area Obstacles: Gaps

E2827/E2827M-20 Standard Test Method for Evaluating Response Robot Mobility Using Crossing Pitch/Roll Ramp Terrains

E2826/E2826M-20 Standard Test Method for Evaluating Response Robot Mobility Using Continuous Pitch/Roll Ramp Terrains

E2828/E2828M-20 Standard Test Method for Evaluating Response Robot Mobility Using Symmetric Stepfields Terrains

E2855-12(2021) Standard Test Method for Evaluating Emergency Response Robot Capabilities: Radio Communication: Non-Line-of-Sight Range

E3310/E3310M-22 Standard Test Method for Evaluating Ground Robot Capabilities and Remote Operator Proficiency: Maneuvering: Align Ground Contacts with Parallel Rails

E3311/E3311M-22 Standard Test Method for Evaluating Ground Robot Capabilities and Remote Operator Proficiency: Obstacles: Variable Height Rails

E2853/E2853M-22 Standard Test Method for Evaluating Ground Response Robot Capabilities: Search Tasks

E3349/E3349M-22 Standard Test Method for Evaluating Ground Robot Capabilities and Remote Operator Proficiency: Terrains: K-Rails

Systems Products and Services

F3016/F3016M-19 Standard Test Method for Surrogate Testing of Vehicle Impact Protective Devices at Low Speeds

F2927-21 Standard Test Method for Door Systems Subject to Airblast Loadings

F3006-20 Standard Specification for Ball Drop Impact Resistance of Laminated Architectural Flat Glazing

F3007-19 Standard Test Method for Ball Drop Impact Resistance of Laminated Architectural Flat Glass

F1029-86(1997)e1 Standard Guide for Selection of Physical Security Measures for a Facility (Withdrawn 2004)

F2247-18 Standard Test Method for Metal Doors Used in Blast Resistant Applications (Equivalent Static Load Method)

F1247-89(2018) Standard Specification for Intrusion Resistant Generic Vault Structures

F572-89(1994)e1 Practice for Application of Film Security Cameras in Financial Institutions (Withdrawn 2001)

F1090-15 Standard Classification for Bank and Mercantile Vault Construction

F1642/F1642M-17 Standard Test Method for Glazing and Glazing Systems Subject to Airblast Loadings

F2912-17 Standard Specification for Glazing and Glazing Systems Subject to Airblast Loadings

F1641-95 Standard Test Method for Measuring Penetration Resistance of Security Glazing Using a Pendulum Impactor (Withdrawn 2004)

F967-03(2018) Standard Practice for Security Engineering Symbols

F2248-19 Standard Practice for Specifying an Equivalent 3-Second Duration Design Loading for Blast Resistant Glazing Fabricated with Laminated Glass

F2656/F2656M-20 Standard Test Method for Crash Testing of Vehicle Security Barriers

F2766-11(2020) Standard Test Method for Boat Barriers

F1233-21 Standard Test Method for Security Glazing Materials And Systems

F3038-21 Standard Test Method for Timed Evaluation of Forced-Entry-Resistant Systems

F3057-21 Standard Test Method for Electromagnetic Shielding Effectiveness of Glazings

F3455/F3455M-22 Standard Practice for Establishing the Minimum- and Maximum-Width Configurations for Crash Testing of Exceptionally Long Variable-Width Vehicle Barriers

F3561-22 Standard Test Method for Forced-Entry-Resistance of Fenestration Systems After Simulated Active Shooter Attack

Traction

F1678-96 Standard Test Method for Using a Portable Articulated Strut Slip Tester (PAST) (Withdrawn 2005)

F2508-16e1 Standard Practice for Validation, Calibration, and Certification of Walkway Tribometers Using Reference Surfaces

F2048-00(2017) Standard Practice for Reporting Slip Resistance Test Results

D5859-96e1 Standard Test Method for Determining the Traction of Footwear on Painted Surfaces Using the Variable Incidence Tester (Withdrawn 2005)

F609-05(2013) Standard Test Method for Using a Horizontal Pull Slipmeter (HPS) (Withdrawn 2022)

F489-96e1 Standard Test Method for Using a James Machine (Withdrawn 2005)

F1679-04e1 Standard Test Method for Using a Variable Incidence Tribometer (VIT) (Withdrawn 2006)

F1677-05 Standard Test Method for Using a Portable Inclineable Articulated Strut Slip Tester (PIAST) (Withdrawn 2006)

F3539-22 Standard Practice for Creation of Walkway Tribometer Interlaboratory Study Reports and Test Procedures

Walkway Surfaces

F1694-21 Standard Guide for Composing Walkway Surface Investigation, Evaluation and Incident Report Forms for Slips, Stumbles, Trips, and Falls

F2948-21 Standard Guide to Walkway Auditor Qualifications

F2965-13 Standard Guide for Selection of Walkway Surfaces and Treatments When Considering Aggressive Contaminant Conditions in Commercial and Industrial (Not Including Construction) Environments (Withdrawn 2022)

F1637-21 Standard Practice for Safe Walking Surfaces

F2966-19 Standard Guide for Snow and Ice Control for Walkway Surfaces

F1240-01(2009) Standard Guide for Ranking Footwear Bottom Materials on Contaminated Walkway Surfaces According to Slip Resistance Test Results (Withdrawn 2018)

F802-83(2003) Standard Guide for Selection of Certain Walkway Surfaces When Considering Footwear Traction (Withdrawn 2012)

F695-01(2009) Standard Practice for Ranking of Test Data Obtained for Measurement of Slip Resistance of Footwear Sole, Heel, and Related Materials (Withdrawn 2018)

F3132-20 Standard Practice for Selection of Walkway Surfaces When Considering Pedestrian Safety