NFPA® 1951 Standard on Protective Ensembles for Technical Rescue Incidents 2013 Edition

Chapter 1 Administration
1.1 Scope
1.2 Purpose
1.3 Application
1.4 Units
Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
2.1 General
2.2 NFPA Publications
2.3 Other Publications
2.4 References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections
Chapter 3 Definitions
3.1 General
3.2 NFPA Official Definitions
3.3 General Definitions
Chapter 4 Certification
4.1 General
4.2 Certification Program
4.3 Inspection and Testing
4.4 Annual Verification of Product Compliance
4.5 Manufacturers’ Quality Assurance Program
4.6 Hazards Involving Compliant Product
4.7 Manufacturers’ Investigation of Complaints and Returns
4.8 Manufacturers’ Safety Alert and Product Recall Systems
Chapter 5 Labeling and Information
5.1 Product Label Requirements
5.2 User Information
Chapter 6 Design Requirements
6.1 Utility Protective Ensemble for Technical Rescue Incidents Design Requirements
6.2 Rescue and Recovery Protective Ensemble for Technical Rescue Incidents Design Requirements
6.3 CBRN Protective Ensemble for Technical Rescue Incidents Design Requirements
Chapter 7 Performance Requirements
7.1 Utility Protective Ensemble for Technical Rescue Incidents Performance Requirements
7.2 Rescue and Recovery Protective Ensemble for Technical Rescue Incidents Performance Requirements
7.3 CBRN Protective Ensemble for Technical Rescue Incidents Performance Requirements
Chapter 8 Test Methods
8.1 Sample Preparation Procedures
8.2 Thermal Protective Performance Test
8.3 Overall Liquid Integrity Test 1
8.4 Flame Resistance Test 1
8.5 Heat and Thermal Shrinkage Resistance Test
8.6 Total Heat Loss Test
8.7 Tear Resistance Test
8.8 Breaking Strength Test
8.9 Abrasion Resistance Test 1
8.10 Cleaning Shrinkage Resistance Test
8.11 Abrasion Resistance Test 2
8.12 Seam Breaking Strength Test
8.13 Water Absorption Resistance Test
8.14 Thread Heat Resistance Test
8.15 Corrosion Resistance Test
8.16 Liquid Penetration Resistance Test
8.17 Viral Penetration Resistance Test
8.18 Flame Resistance Test 2
8.19 Top Impact Resistance Test (Force)
8.20 Physical Penetration Resistance Test
8.21 Electrical Insulation Test 1
8.22 Suspension System Retention Test
8.23 Retention System Test
8.24 Flame Resistance Test 3
8.25 Conductive Heat Resistance Test
8.26 Cut Resistance Test
8.27 Puncture Resistance Test 1
8.28 Glove Hand Function Test
8.29 Grip Test
8.30 Glove Donning Test
8.31 Overall Liquid Integrity Test 2
8.32 Flame Resistance Test 4
8.33 Ladder Shank Bend Resistance Test
8.34 Abrasion Resistance Test 3
8.35 Slip Resistance.
8.36 Electrical Insulation Test 2
8.37 Eyelet and Stud Post Attachment Test
8.38 Label Durability and Legibility Test
8.39 Burst Strength Test
8.40 Man-in-Simulant Test (MIST)
8.41 Chemical Permeation Resistance Test
8.42 Puncture Propagation Tear Resistance Test
8.43 Cold Temperature Performance Test
8.44 Abrasion Resistance Test 4
8.45 Torque Test.
8.46 Fastener Tape Strength Tests.
Annex A Explanatory Material
Annex B Informational References
Index