Evidence that Personal Protective Equipment Meets the Applicable Requirements

Fire fighters, and those who purchase fire-fighting equipment and protective clothing, have a vital interest in whether or not the products they procure conform to the appropriate standards and requirements.  UL offers manufactures certification programs to affectively test and evaluate personal protective equipment.

NFPA 1971: Standard on Protective Ensemble For Structural Fire Fighting

NFPA 1975: Standard on Station/Work Uniforms for Fire and Emergency Services

NFPA 1976: Standard on Protective Ensemble for Proximity Fire Fighting

NFPA 1977: Standard on Protective Clothing and Equipment for Wildland Fire Fighting

NFPA 1983: Standard on Fire Service Life Safety Rope and Equipment for Emergency Services

NFPA 1991: Standard on Vapor-Protective Ensembles for Hazardous Materials Emergencies, 2005 Edition

NFPA 1992: Standard on Liquid Splash-Protective Clothing for Hazardous Materials Emergencies, 2005 Edition