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Notice: Public Comments Sought on Draft Revisions to Webbing Standard

A revised draft of the current version of WSTDA's "Recommended Standard Specification for Synthetic Webbing for Slings" (WSTDA-WB-1), is now available for public review and comment through December 29 2014.

This draft Recommended Standard Specification applies to class 5 and class 7 synthetic webbing used in the manufacturing of synthetic web slings. The Recommended Standard recommends construction, identification and marking of class 5 and class 7 synthetic webbing.

Download the draft WB-1 document here: Draft WSTDA WB-1 Recommended Standard
Download a comment submission form here: WSTDA Standards Comment/Proposal Form


Standard Development & Review Schedule

Web Sling & Tie Down Association has been recognized as a standards-writing organization by the U.S. Department of Justice. WSTDA policy provides for periodic, planned review of all recommended standards. The "Current Edition" date shown below refers to the date of last revision. All standards and warnings are considered current until such time as they are revised or revoked.

To download a complimentary, single-use copy of any WSTDA published Recommended Standard or Test Method, please visit our "Products/Standards" page.

Publication Publication Code Current Edition Next Revision Date
STANDARDS
Web Sling Standard WSTDA-WS-1 2004 2011 (in progress)
Tie Down Standard WSTDA-T-1 2005 2011 (in progress)
Load Binders Used with Chain Tie Downs WSTDA-T-6 2011 2016
Roundsling Standard WSTDA-RS-1 2010 2015
Winches Standard WSTDA-T-3 2007 2012 (in progress)
Thread Standard WSTDA-TH-1 2007 2012 (in progress)
Synthetic Webbing for Slings WSTDA-WB-1 2005 2011 (in progress)
Synthetic Webbing for Tie Downs WSTDA-T-4 2008 2013 (in progress)
 
TEST METHODS
Strength & Elongation for Sling & Tie Down Webbing WSTDA-TM-1 2013 2018
 
SAFETY BULLETINS/WARNING SHEETS
Web Sling WSSB-1 2010  
Tie Down TDSB-1 2010  
Roundsling RSSB-1 2010  
 
WARNING LABELS
Nylon WSWT-1 2010  
Tie Down TDWT-1 2010  
Roundsling RSWT-1 2010  
 
MANUALS
Web Sling WSTDA-WS-2 2000  
Tie Down WSTDA-T-2 2007  
Roundsling WSTDA-RS-2 2005