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New Member Training and Orientation Resources
To aid members in better understanding how ASME standards development activities are conducted and how to actively participate on a committee, several training tools and guidance documents have been developed. Members and Staff are encouraged to review these modules and documents.
ASME Standards & Certification Training Modules
ASME at a Glance
The Why and How of ASME Standards & Certification
Policies, Procedures and Guidelines
ASME’s standards development activities are conducted according to procedures accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) in addition to ASME Constitution and Bylaws and Society Policies. We’ve also created codes and standards guidelines and policy documents to aid in preparing committee agendas, minutes, manuscripts, and technical revisions.
ASME Constitution and Bylaws
ASME Society Policies
Standards & Certification Policies
Standards & Certification Sector Operation Guide
Accredited Standards Development ProceduresLatest Procedural Revisions Approved by Board on Codes and Standards Operations (ANSI Acceptance Pending)
Annex to Current ANSI Accredited Procedures: Procedures for ASME/API Joint Committee on Fitness-for-Service
Guide to Procedures for ASME Codes and Standards Development Committees
Operating Procedures for ASME-administered U.S. Technical Advisory Groups for ISO Activities
Procedures for Development of ASME Technical Reports
C&S Writing & Style Guide
Guidelines for the Developmental Review of New or Substantially Changed Standards
Guidelines for Presenting Proposed Revisions for Ballot and Submittal of Approved Revisions to C&S Publishing
Guidelines for Agendas and Minutes
Guidelines for Evaluation of Potential New ASME Conformity Assessment and Credentialing Programs
Guide on Implementing Resource Development Groups for ASME Codes and Standards Development Committees
Examples of Performance Based Provisions in ASME Standards Request New Activity
Electronic Tools (Members Only)
ASME’s C&S Connect system allows committee members to track, update and vote on work items such as revisions to standards. C&S Connect also houses committee web pages, allows members to view meeting agendas and minutes and connect with other committee participants.
C&S Connect Training Modules
Additional Guides and Training Materials
C&S Connect Quick Guide
Video Training Modules
ASME Standards & Certification Committee Handbooks provide departmental-specific guidance on committee activities.
Standardization and Testing Committee Handbook
Nuclear C&S Committee Handbook
Pressure Technology C&S Committee Handbook
Safety C&S Committee Handbook
Conformity Assessment Committee Handbook
For more information on ASME standards development activities, procedures and the C&S Connect system, please contact the appropriate ASME Staff member.
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