NFPA® 1982 Standard on Personal Alert Safety Systems (PASS) 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. (Reserved)
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 Recertification
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 Labeling Requirements
5.2 User Information
Chapter 6 Design Requirements
6.1 General Design Requirements for PASS
6.2 Mode Selection Design Requirements for PASS
6.3 Motion Sensing Design Requirements for PASS
6.4 Signal Design Requirements for PASS
Chapter 7 Performance Requirements
7.1 Sound Pressure Levels
7.2 Electronic Temperature Stress
7.3 Corrosion Resistance
7.4 Immersion Leakage Resistance
7.5 Case Integrity
7.6 Intrinsic Safety
7.7 Shock Sensitivity
7.8 Impact and Vibration Resistance
7.9 Retention System
7.10 Water Drainage
7.11 Heat Resistance
7.12 Heat and Flame Resistance
7.13 Product Label Durability
7.14 Alarm Signal Muffle Test
7.15 Radio System Tests — Point-to-Point RF Attenuation Test.
7.16 Radio System Tests — Loss-of-Signal Alarm Test.
7.17 Radio System Tests — RF Interference Test
Chapter 8 Test Methods
8.1 Sample Preparation
8.2 Sound Pressure Level Tests
8.3 Electronic Temperature Stress Test
8.4 Corrosion Resistance Test
8.5 Heat and Immersion Leakage Test
8.6 Case Integrity Test
8.7 Shock Sensitivity Test
8.8 Impact Acceleration Resistance Test
8.9 Vibration Resistance Test
8.10 Retention System Test
8.11 Water Drainage Test
8.12 High Temperature Functionality Test
8.13 Heat and Flame Test
8.14 Signal Frequency Test
8.15 Signal Frequency Test.
8.16 Product Label Durability Test
8.17 Tumble–Vibration Test
8.18 PASS Alarm Signal Muffle Test
8.19 Radio System Tests for RF PASS — Point-to-Point RF Attenuation Test
8.20 Radio System Tests for Optional RF PASS — Loss-of-Signal Alarm Test.
8.21 Radio System Tests for RF PASS — RF Interference Test.
Annex A Explanatory Material
Annex B Point-to-Point Attenuation Test for RF PASS
Annex C RF Interference Test for RF PASS
Annex D Informational References
Index