Standard on Respirators for Wildland Fire Fighting Operations
The next edition of this standard is now open for Public Comment.
What is NFPA 1984?
This standard provides comprehensive requirements for respiratory protection for wildland fire fighting personnel from inhalation hazards in non-IDLH (Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health) wildland environments.
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What does NFPA 1984 address?
Criteria cover the certification of wildland fire-fighting respirators; the packaging, labeling, and user information required to be provided by the respirator manufacturer to the purchasers; design requirements; performance requirements; and the testing methods to verify the pass or fail of air purifying respirators (APR) and powered air purifying respirators (PAPR).
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