Standard on Respirators for Wildland Fire Fighting Operations
What is NFPA 1984?
This standard provides comprehensive requirements for respiratory protection for wildland fire fighting personnel from inhalation hazards in non-IDLH (Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health) wildland environments.
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What does NFPA 1984 address?
Criteria cover the certification of wildland fire-fighting respirators; the packaging, labeling, and user information required to be provided by the respirator manufacturer to the purchasers; design requirements; performance requirements; and the testing methods to verify the pass or fail of air purifying respirators (APR) and powered air purifying respirators (PAPR).