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ASTM International - ASTM E2831/E2831M-11

Standard Guide for Deployment of Blast Resistant Trash Receptacles in Crowded Places

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 July 2011
Status: inactive
Page Count: 5
ICS Code (Installations and equipment for waste disposal and treatment): 13.030.40
ICS Code (Explosion protection): 13.230
significance And Use:

This standard is intended to provide guidance on the deployment of blast resistant trash receptacles that focuses on the mitigation of human injury. It is not in general intended to provide... View More

scope:

1.1 This guide identifies the key factors that should be considered prior to the deployment of blast resistant trash receptacles (BRTRs) in crowded places.

1.1.1 Guidance is included for their deployment at interior and exterior locations associated with the crowded places.

1.2 Facilities and venues where blast resistant trash receptacles may be deployed include, but are not limited to:

1.2.1 Airports,

1.2.2 Banks and other financial institutions,

1.2.3 Bars and nightclubs,

1.2.4 Convention centers,

1.2.5 Entertainment and event centers,

1.2.6 Hotels,

1.2.7 Health care locations,

1.2.8 Museums,

1.2.9 Places of worship,

1.2.10 Public government locations including fire and police stations,

1.2.11 Railway stations, bus stations, and related transit areas,

1.2.12 Restaurants,

1.2.13 Retail centers and malls,

1.2.14 Schools, universities, and related areas used for education,

1.2.15 Stadiums and arenas, and

1.2.16 Theaters.

1.3 Guidance on conducting a threat assessment or vulnerability analysis, and on responding to incidents associated with the deployment of blast resistant trash receptacles is beyond the scope of this document.

1.4 Units-The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard.

1.5 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.

Document History

January 1, 2018
Standard Guide for Deployment of Blast Resistant Trash Receptacles in Crowded Places
1.1 This guide identifies the key factors that should be considered prior to the deployment of blast resistant trash receptacles (BRTRs) in crowded places. 1.1.1 Guidance is included for their...
ASTM E2831/E2831M-11
July 1, 2011
Standard Guide for Deployment of Blast Resistant Trash Receptacles in Crowded Places
This standard is intended to provide guidance on the deployment of blast resistant trash receptacles that focuses on the mitigation of human injury. It is not in general intended to provide guidance...
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