ASTM International - ASTM E176-08a
Standard Terminology of Fire Standards
|Publication Date:||15 December 2008|
|ICS Code (Environment. Health protection. Safety (Vocabularies)):||01.040.13|
|ICS Code (Fire protection):||13.220.20|
significance And Use:
Definitions-Terms and related definitions given in Section 4 are intended for use uniformly and consistently in all fire test standards and in all fire-test-response standards,... View More
Definitions-Terms and related definitions given in Section 4 are intended for use uniformly and consistently in all fire test standards and in all fire-test-response standards, fire-hazard-assessme
Definitions of Terms Specific to This Standard:
As indicated in Section 4, terms and their definitions are intended to provide a precise understanding and interpretation of fire-test-response standards, fire-hazard-assessme
A specific definition of a given term is applicable to the standard or standards in which the term is described and used.
Different definitions of the same term, appearing respectively in two or more standards, are acceptable provided each one is consistent with and not in conflict with the standard definition for the same term, that is, concept.
Each standard in which a term is used in a manner specially defined (see 1.1 and Section 5) shall list the term and its description under the subheading, Definitions of Terms.
Definitions for some terms associated with fire issues and not included in Terminology E 176 are found in ISO 13943. When discrepancies exist, the definition in Terminology E 176 shall prevail.View Less
1.1 This terminology covers terms, related definitions, and descriptions of terms used or likely to be used in fire-test-response standards, fire-hazard-assessme
Note 1-For additional information, refer to ASTM Policy on Fire Standards.
1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
1.3 This fire standard cannot be used to provide quantitative measures.