Work Item
ASTM WK67766

New Guide for The Selection and Safe Operating Practice for Containment Boom Reels

1. Scope

The formulation of test methods, specifications, (including equipment specifications), classifications, standard practices, definitions, and other standards pertaining to performance, durability, strength of systems and techniques used for the control of oil and hazardous substances spills. The work of this Main Committee will be coordinated with other ASTM Committees and organizations having similar interests.


containment boom, storage, boom reel


The standard is needed to provide guidance to those inexperienced with the finer points of reel design and operation.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: F20.11

Committee: F20

Staff Manager: Travis Murdock

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 04-04-2019

Technical Contact: Stephen Potter

Item: 000