ASTM Workshop: Setting Standards and Promoting Security Initiatives
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How ASTM Can Help Bridge the Security Divides in America

When: Wednesday, October 24, 2018
2:00 - 4:00 PM ET
Where: Churchill Hotel
1914 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, District of Columbia 
United States
Contact: Mary Mikolajewski

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ASTM members, industry partners, policy and standards officials, as well as public officials are invited to attend an important workshop and Q&A  pertaining to ASTM International’s active homeland security and security barrier initiatives.

Sponsored by ASTM Committee E54 on Homeland Security Applications and ASTM Committee F12 on Security Systems and Equipment Projects

Presentation includes segments detailing:

ASTM Standards on Vehicle Barriers
F2656 — Standard Test Method for Crash Testing of Vehicle Security Barriers
F3016 — Standard Test Method for Surrogate Testing of Vehicle Impact Protective Devices at Low Speeds
WK56283 — Recommendations on the selection, specification and installation of safety barriers and bollards

New Standard Proposals to address Maintenance and Refurbishment of Existing of Vehicle Security Barriers
WK53135 — Selection and Integration of Active Vehicle Barrier Safety Devices
WK54986 — Interface of Active Vehicle Barriers and Automated Access Control
WK55086 — Selection and Application of Active Vehicle Barriers

E54 and F12 New and Ongoing Efforts
–– Incorporating ASTM standards in DHS and SAFETY Act directives and funding initiative
––Coordinate with DoD and DoS to stop specifying K ratings.
NEW –– Portable / Temporary Vehicle Barriers

Interested parties attending include:
–– Security Industry Association
––Office of the Architect of the Capital
––US Army Corps of Engineers
––Department of Defense
––Department of Homeland Security
––Department of Justice


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