ASTM International - ASTM F1768-97(2020)

Standard Guide for Using Whistle Signals During Rope Rescue Operations

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 April 2020
Status: active
Page Count: 2
ICS Code (Other protective equipment): 13.340.99
significance And Use:

3.1 Whistle signals are a simple and effective means of communication between rescuers and those operating a rope-raising or rope-lowering system. They may be used as a primary means of... View More

scope:

1.1 This guide covers the methodology for the use of whistles as a means of communication during rope rescue operations.

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

1.3 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.

Document History

ASTM F1768-97(2020)
April 1, 2020
Standard Guide for Using Whistle Signals During Rope Rescue Operations
1.1 This guide covers the methodology for the use of whistles as a means of communication during rope rescue operations. 1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if...
March 1, 2014
Standard Guide for Using Whistle Signals During Rope Rescue Operations
1.1 This guide covers the methodology for the use of whistles as a means of communication during rope rescue operations. 1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if...
June 1, 2007
Standard Guide for Using Whistle Signals During Rope Rescue Operations
Whistle signals are a simple and effective means of communication between rescuers and those operating a rope-raising or rope-lowering system. They may be used as a primary means of communication or...
February 10, 1997
Standard Guide for Using Whistle Signals During Rope Rescue Operations
1.1 This guide covers the methodology for the use of whistles as a means of communication during rope rescue operations. 1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if...
February 10, 1997
Standard Guide for Using Whistle Signals During Rope Rescue Operations
1.1 This guide covers the methodology for the use of whistles as a means of communication during rope rescue operations. 1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if...
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