Medical first responders and receivers deserve the best protection against occupational risks. Update now to the new NFPA 1999.
NFPA 1999: Standard on Protective Clothing for Emergency Medical Operations specifies minimum documentation, design, performance, testing, and certification requirements for new single-use and new multiple-use emergency medical operations protective clothing used by emergency medical responders prior to arrival at medical care facilities, and used by medical first receivers at medical care facilities during emergency medical operations.
Work with the 2013 edition and improve safety on the job with these changes:
New referenced publications
New definitions, including definitions for "gusset" and "tongue"
Revised table for initial certification and annual certification
Revised table on glove sizing
Addition of grip test and torque test for gloves
New requirements for testing work gloves
Revised permeation resistance test for EMS protective ensemble elements