Standard on Station/Work Uniforms for Emergency Services
The next edition of this standard is now open for Public Input (formerly proposals).
What is NFPA 1975?
This standard safeguards emergency services personnel on the job by establishing requirements for flame-resistant station uniform clothing that won't cause or exacerbate burn injury.
Official document scope
What does NFPA 1975 address?
Provisions apply to design, performance, testing and certification of nonprimary protective work apparel and the individual garments comprising work apparel. In addition, this document specifies criteria for thermally stable textiles that will not rapidly deteriorate, melt, shrink, or adhere to the wearer's skin, and also provides optional requirements and tests to verify flame resistance, odor resistance, water resistance, and insect repellancy.