Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association


ANSI/ASSP Release Safety Requirements for Pressure Testing Standard

Oct 29, 2020

ASSP-Vertical-CoverAmerican National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) have released the ANSI/ASSP A10.35-2020 Safety Requirements for Pressure Testing Steel and Copper Piping Systems.

The standard is one of a series of safety standards formulated by the A10 Accredited Standards Committee on Safety in Construction and Demolition Operations. The standards in the A10 series have application in the industry and serve as a guide to contractors, labor, and equipment manufacturers.

The primary purpose of this standard is to provide construction companies engaged in the installation, modification, or repair of steel and/or copper piping systems with safe work practices and procedures necessary to help prevent injuries resulting from pressure testing failures. SMACNA is a member of the A10 Committee.

For information about the A10.35-2020 standard, contact Mike McCullion at To purchase a copy of this or another ASSP standard, visit the ASSP online store.