The next edition of this standard is now open for Public Input (formerly proposals).
What is NFPA 1936?
This standard specifies performance requirements for powered rescue tools and components that are used by emergency services personnel to facilitate the extrication of victims from entrapment.
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What does NFPA 1936 address?
In addition to presenting provisions for product design, performance, and testing of powered rescue tools and their components that perform spreading, lifting, holding, crushing, pulling, or cutting functions, NFPA 1936 also sets criteria for product conformance verification to assist purchasers in selecting powered rescue tools that are code-compliant.