The ISEE is committed to keeping standards current with the best available technology and procedures and by policy requires the standards to be reviewed and modified every five years. The current standard scheduled for review is the Field Practice Guideline for Blasting Seismographs - 2015 Edition. This document may be viewed here.

The ISEE Standards Committee is asking for any public comment or proposed changes to the existing standard. Written comments that are received by the deadline will be addressed by the Standards Committee in writing prior to modification of the standard. Subsequently, a draft standard will be published in the Journal of Explosives Engineering for public comment.

You may comment on the existing standard, in writing, to the ISEE Executive Director, Renaissance Parkway Cleveland, OH 44128 USA or by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Proposed modifications to the standard will be accepted until Dec. 31, 2018.

Please include the following information with any proposed change:

  1. Name, Company/Organization, Address and Telephone number.
  2. Recommendation; New Text, Revised Text, and/or Deleted Text.
  3. Proposed Change; include the proposed new or revised wording or identify the wording to be deleted.
  4. Discuss the reason for the proposed change and substantiate the proposal; State the problem/concern that will be resolved by your recommendation(s) and give the specific reasons for the proposed change.
  5. Provide reference material to support the proposal; include topics of testing, research papers, etc.