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ASTM WK75150

New Practice for Training in the Forensic Examination of Fire Debris

1. Scope

1.1 This practice outlines the structure and content of a training program suitable for use in preparing forensic analysts to perform independent examinations of fire debris and related evidence for ignitable liquids and their residues. 1.2 This practice presents the training program in a modular format and includes suggested lessons, reading assignments with full citations, practical exercises, progress monitoring, and trainee evaluations. Individual laboratories can tailor the training program to suit their own needs including training technicians.


education; experience; professional development; qualifications; fire debris and ignitable liquids analyst; training


Currently there is no ASTM Standard that addresses fire debris analysis training. This document was created within OSAC and is now being moved into ASTM for review and publication.

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: 12-09-2020

Technical Contact: Kimberly Kunkler

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