Standard on Protective Ensembles for First Responders to CBRN Terrorism Incidents
What is NFPA 1994?
This standard establishes requirements for protective ensembles and ensemble elements to safeguard emergency first responder personnel from chemicals, biological agents, and radiological particulates (CBRN) terrorism agents.
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What does NFPA 1994 address?
Provisions cover the design, performance, testing, documentation, and certification of new CBRN protective ensembles. Three levels of CBRN protective ensembles are specified – Class 2, Class 3, and Class 4 – to meet different risk analysis scenarios.
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