ASTM International - ASTM F1778-97(2020)

Standard Guide for Selection of Skimmers for Oil-Spill Response

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 April 2020
Status: active
Page Count: 7
ICS Code (Pollution, pollution control and conservation): 13.020.40
significance And Use:

4.1 This guide is intended to facilitate the oil spill response equipment selection process for local, regional, and national spill response teams. It is not intended to define rigid sets of... View More

scope:

1.1 This guide covers considerations for selecting skimmer systems for the recovery of marine-oil spills. The purpose of this guide is to provide oil spill response planners, equipment manufacturers, users, and government agencies with a standard on the equipment selection process for the removal of oil from the marine environment.

1.2 This guide does not address the compatibility of spill-control equipment with spill products. It is the user's responsibility to ensure that any equipment selected is compatible with anticipated products and conditions.

1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.4 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.

1.5 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 F1778-97(2020)
April 1, 2020
Standard Guide for Selection of Skimmers for Oil-Spill Response
4.1 This guide is intended to facilitate the oil spill response equipment selection process for local, regional, and national spill response teams. It is not intended to define rigid sets of...
June 1, 2016
Standard Guide for Selection of Skimmers for Oil-Spill Response
4.1 This guide is intended to facilitate the oil spill response equipment selection process for local, regional, and national spill response teams. It is not intended to define rigid sets of...
September 15, 2008
Standard Guide for Selection of Skimmers for Oil-Spill Response
This guide is intended to facilitate the oil spill response equipment selection process for local, regional, and national spill response teams. It is not intended to define rigid sets of equipment...
October 10, 2002
Standard Guide for Selection of Skimmers for Oil-Spill Response
This guide is intended to facilitate the oil spill response equipment selection process for local, regional, and national spill response teams. It is not intended to define rigid sets of equipment...
January 1, 1997
Standard Guide for Selection of Skimmers for Oil-Spill Response
1.1 This guide covers considerations for selecting skimmer systems for the recovery of marine-oil spills. The purpose of this guide is to provide oil spill response planners, equipment manufacturers,...
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