Work Item
ASTM WK73117

New Practice for A Forensic Explosives Analysis Training Program

1. Scope

The promotion of knowledge and development of standards (test methods, guides, practices, classifications, and terminology) for, but not limited to, definitions, methods and standard reference materials for the collection, preservation, scientific examination, preparation and reports relating to physical evidence for forensic purposes; and the general practice of forensic science; and other areas as determined by the scope.
The activities of this Committee will be coordinated with other ASTM committees of ASTM and outside organizations having related interests.


eduaction; experience; explosives analyst; professional development; qualifications


Currently there is no consensus standard for training of explosives analysts; this practice is intended to be used by laboratories as a foundation for creating such a training program.

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


Developed by Subcommittee: E30.01

Committee: E30

Staff Manager: Brian Milewski

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 05-22-2020

Technical Contact: Kimberly Kunkler

Item: 003

Ballot: E30.01 (20-05)

Status: Will Reballot Item