Standard for the Care, Use, Inspection, Service Testing, and Replacement of Fire Hose, Couplings, Nozzles, and Fire Hose Appliances
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What is NFPA 1962?
This standard provides requirements for fire hose, couplings, nozzles, and appliances in order to ensure a reasonable level of reliability when they are used at an incident.
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What does NFPA 1962 address?
Provisions cover the care, use, inspection, service testing, and replacement of fire hose, fire hose couplings, fire-fighting nozzles, and fire hose appliances, and the associated record-keeping. Specific criteria are provided for attack hose, supply hose, and forestry hose; occupant-use hose; booster hose; and suction hose.
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