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ASTM WK17797

New Test Method for Standard Specification for Human Impact and Fall-through Resistance of Unit Skylights and Related Products Used on Skylight Openings

1. Scope

This specification covers the assessment of the fall-through resistance performance of unit skylights and related products that could be exposed to unintentional impact from a human being. It is further stipulated that skylight openings intended to be protected by covered manufactured products are limited to openings in roofs sloped at a maximum of four vertical units to twelve horizontal units on non-residential buildings. This specification includes test method details necessary for defining product performance in a standardized manner.


Fall hazard, roofs, NIOSH Hazard Alert, fragile roofs, metal building skylights, plastic bubble skylights, dome skylights, corrugated fiberglass skylights, roof lighting, glass skylights, skylight signage, fall hazard warnings, dangerous roof openings


None Provided

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


Developed by Subcommittee: E06.51

Committee: E06

Staff Manager: Frank McConnell

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 12-13-2007

Technical Contact: John Westerfield

Item: 029

Ballot: E06 (17-03)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 001

Ballot: E06.51 (16-04)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 001

Ballot: E06 (18-02)

Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution