ASTM International - ASTM D5506-98(2003)
Standard Practice for Organizations Engaged in the Certification of Personnel Testing and Inspecting Bituminous Paving Materials
|Publication Date:||1 December 2003|
significance And Use:
This practice covers basic criteria for the structure and conduct of a certification organization, the development and operation of a certification program, and the development and use of... View More
This practice covers basic criteria for the structure and conduct of a certification organization, the development and operation of a certification program, and the development and use of customary mechanisms to evaluate a candidate'knowledge,
The basic criteria covered by this practice are intended to be supplemented by more specific criteria serving the requirements of the certification organization.View Less
1.1 This practice covers a standard for establishing evaluation and certification procedures for personnel engaged in testing and inspecting bituminous paving materials in accordance with specified test methods and is intended for use by independent organizations providing certification services.
Note 1-Refer to Specifications D 3666 for information on the minimum requirements for agencies testing and inspecting bituminous paving materials and to Practice D 4561 for information on quality control systems for organizations producing and applying bituminous paving materials.
1.2 Qualification for certification candidates, qualifications of those administering the certification examinations, methods of administering the certification tests, and certain certification organization operating requirements are given.
1.3 Competency determination typically includes a monitored written examination and a performance evaluation.
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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.