Work Item
ASTM WK42513

New Guide for Swiftwater/Flood Rescue Technician Level I

1. Scope

The promotion of knowledge and the development of standards (classifications, guides, practices, specifications, terminology, and test methods) for search and rescue activities.
The work of this Committee will be coordinated with other ASTM Committees and outside organizations working in this field to avoid duplication of effort.


Flood; technician; rescue; search; swiftwater; water


Filling the gap in individual-based swiftwater/Flood Rescue Technician standard to assist in credentialing of personnel.

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


Developed by Subcommittee: F32.03

Committee: F32

Staff Manager: Stephen Mawn

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 06-14-2013

Technical Contact: Casey Ping

Item: 001

Ballot: F32.03 (15-01)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 005

Ballot: F32.03 (13-02)

Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution

Item: 003

Ballot: F32 (15-01)

Status: Ballot Item Approved