As secretariat for multiple standards projects, ASSE organizes the committees that develop and maintain the standard(s), ensures that the process of revision is timely and in accordance with ANSI procedures, and publishes the final product of the consensus process.

ASSE serves as secretariat for the following committees, developing the indicated standards:

Safety Requirements for Construction and Demolition Operations, A10

A10 standards.

Protection of Floor and Wall Openings, A1264


  • Safety Requirements for Workplace Walking/Working Surfaces & Their Access, ANSI/ASSE A1264.1-2007
  • Standard for the Provision of Slip Resistance on Walking/Working Surfaces, ANSI/ASSE A1264.2-2006


Ventilation Systems, Z9

Safety Management, Z10

Respiratory Protection, Z88

Motor Vehicle Safety, Z15

Z15 Safe Practices for Motor Vehicle Operations

Confined Spaces, Z117

ANSI/ASSE Z117.1-2009

Control of Hazardous Energy – Lockout/Tagout and Alternative Methods, Z244

ANSI/ASSE Z244.1-2003 (R2014) Control of Hazardous Energy – Lockout/Tagout and Alternative Methods

Fall Protection, Z359

Z359 Fall Protection Code 3.0


Safety, Health and Environmental Training, Z490, Z390

Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health and Environmental Training, ANSI/ASSE Z490.1-2009

Accepted Practices for Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Training Programs, ANSI/ASSE Z390.1-2006 (R2010)

Competence and Certification in the Safety Profession, Z590

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USTAG on Safety & Health Management Systems

ASSE serves as the U.S. TAG administrator for ISO Safety and Health Management Systems (ISO/ANSI/ASSE TC283).

For further information on the U.S. TAG on Occupational Health & Safety Management Safety Systems, visit

USTAG on Risk Management

ASSE serves as the U.S. TAG to the ISO Technical Management Board Working Group (ISO/TMB/RM) on Risk Management.

Voting ISO countries approved the creation of this standards project during 2003-2004. The U.S. TAG for Risk Management will use a consensus process to notify ANSI of how the U.S. should vote and comment to ISO (as ANSI is the voting organization for the U.S.) and will develop the ISO 31000 series of risk management standards.

For more information on the U.S. TAG for Risk Management, visit


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