NFPA® 1999 Standard on Protective Clothing for Emergency Medical Operations 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 Annual Verification of Product Compliance
4.5 Manufacturer’s 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 Product Labeling and Information
5.1 Product Label Requirements for Emergency Medical Protective Clothing Items
5.2 User Information
Chapter 6 Design Requirements
6.1 Emergency Medical Protective Garment Design Requirements
6.2 Emergency Medical Glove Design Requirements
6.3 Emergency Medical Eye and Face Protection Device Design Requirements
6.4 Emergency Medical Footwear Design Requirements
6.5 Multiple-Use Emergency Medical Helmet Design Requirements
6.6 Multiple-Use Emergency Medical [C]BRN Protective Ensemble Design Requirements
Chapter 7 Performance Requirements
7.1 Emergency Medical Garment Performance Requirements
7.2 Emergency Medical Glove Performance Requirements
7.3 Emergency Medical Eye and Face Protection Device Performance Requirements
7.4 Emergency Medical Footwear Performance Requirements
7.5 Multiple-Use Emergency Medical Helmet Performance Requirements
7.6 Multiple-Use Emergency Medical [C]BRN Protective Ensembles Performance Requirements
Chapter 8 Test Methods
8.1 Sample Preparation Procedures
8.2 Liquidtight Integrity Test One
8.3 Biopenetration Test One
8.4 Tensile Strength Test
8.5 Burst Strength Test
8.6 Puncture Propagation Tear Resistance Test
8.7 Tear Resistance Test One
8.8 Seam Breaking Strength Test
8.9 Liquidtight Integrity Test Two
8.10 Biopenetration Test Two
8.11 Ultimate Tensile Strength Test
8.12 Ultimate Elongation Test
8.13 Puncture Resistance Test One
8.14 Dexterity Test One
8.15 Protein Content Test
8.16 Visual Acuity/Fogging Resistance Test
8.17 Liquidtight Integrity Test Three
8.18 Cut Resistance Test
8.19 Abrasion Resistance Test One
8.20 Slip Resistance Test
8.21 Eyelet and Stud Post Attachment Test
8.22 Corrosion Resistance Test
8.23 Overall Liquid Integrity Test Four
8.24 Chemical Permeation Resistance Test
8.25 Abrasion Resistance Test Two
8.26 Dexterity Test Two
8.27 Grip Test
8.28 Glove Donning Test
8.29 Overall Liquid Integrity Test Three
8.30 Tactility Test
8.31 Water Absorption Resistance Test
8.32 Total Heat Loss Test
8.33 Label Durability and Legibility Test
8.34 Particle Inward Leakage Test
8.35 Overall Ensemble Liquid Penetration Test
8.36 Biopenetration Resistance Test Three
8.37 Retroreflectivity and Fluorescence Test Following Laundering
8.38 Tear Resistance Test Two
8.39 Flammability Test
8.40 Suspension System Retention Test
8.41 Retention System Test
8.42 Goggle and Headlamp Clip Attachment Test
Annex A Explanatory Material
Annex B Informational References
Index