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ASTM Reading Room

This is a free service where you can view and read ASTM safety standards incorporated in the United States regulations. The standards are presented for online reading. There is no print or download options. CAUTION: The ASTM standards available at the site are the versions and year-dates actually referenced in the respective federal regulation or law. The ASTM standard referenced may not be the most recent or up-to-date version available.

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National Fire Protection Association

Free access to all of NFPA's codes and standards.  This is a read-only site.  Documents cannot be downloaded or printed.

NFPA Codes and Standards

Military Standards

ASSIST - The official source for specifications and standards used by the Department of Defense. This site provides free public access to most of the technical documents. It will always have the most current information. Over 111,000 technical documents and over 189,000 PDF files are associated with over 82,000 of the indexed documents.

IBR Standards Portal

ANSI's  is hosting IBR (Incorporated by Reference) Portal. It provides access to standards that have been incorprated by reference in the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). These standards incorporated by the U.S. government are offered at no cost in "read only" format and are presented for online reading. There are no print or download options. All users will be required to install the FileOpen plug-in and accept an online end user agreement prior to accessing any standards. A list of standards developing organizations is below.

IBR Portal

APA
API
AHAM
ASHRAE
AWS
IAPMP
IEC
IEEE
IES
ISO
NEMA
MSS
NACE
NFPA
UL