Work Item
ASTM WK66051

New Test Method for Determining Ultimate Load and Failure Mode of Individual Mechanically Fastened Snow Retention Devices Attached to Wood Sheathing

1. Scope

The promotion of knowledge, stimulation of research, development and maintenance of standards and related documents for performance of buildings, their elements, components, including means and methods of fabrication and assembly; and the description, measurement, prediction, improvement, and management of the overall performance of buildings and building-related facilities. The work of this Committee will be coordinated with other ASTM Committees and other organizations having a mutual interest.


Cold 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.


Developed by Subcommittee: E06.55

Committee: E06

Staff Manager: Stephen Mawn

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 11-30-2018

Technical Contact: Michael Carter

Item: 001

Ballot: E06.55 (20-01)

Status: Withdrawn From Balloting

Item: 013

Ballot: E06 (21-02)

Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution