ASTM E2831/E2831M - 11(2018) - Standard Guide for Deployment of Blast Resistant Trash Receptacles in Crowded Places

ASTM E2831/E2831M - 11(2018)

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

Status : Current   Published : January 2018



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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.6  This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Standard NumberASTM E2831/E2831M - 11(2018)
TitleStandard Guide for Deployment of Blast Resistant Trash Receptacles in Crowded Places
Publication Date01 January 2018
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Blast resistance, building survey, deployment, explosive, facility, fragments, security, trash receptacle, venue
File Size80 KB

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