Work Item
ASTM WK43980

New Guide for Assessing Building or Structure Designs for Sliding or Falling Ice and Snow Hazard Potential

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, Falling, Sliding, Drifting, Ice, Snow, Design Guide, Winter, Design, hazards, falling snow, falling ice


This topic has not been addressed previously and guidance is being requested by the design industry.

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: 11-08-2013

Technical Contact: Michael Carter

Item: 000