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Standards Development Organizational Support to NFPA - FY07

NOTE: This page is archived for historical purposes and is no longer being maintained or updated.
Current Information can be found at: Standards Development Organizational Support to NFPA - FY08

Objective

  • Provide PPT research necessary to update NFPA standards
National Fire Protection Association (N F P A) logo

Applicable Standards

  • NFPA 1971, Standard on Protective Ensembles for Structural and Proximity Fire Fighting, 2007 Edition
  • NFPA 1951, Standard on Protective Ensembles for Technical Rescue Operations, 2007 Edition
  • NFPA 1994, Standard on Protective Ensembles for First Responders to CBRN Terrorism Incidents, 2007 Edition

Key Partners

  • None

Stakeholders

  • Local, State & Federal Emergency Responders

Project Scope


  • NIOSH membership and participation on NFPA PPE standards committees in support of NFPA-NIOSH Memorandum of Agreement (MOU) to continue improvement to fire and emergency services protective clothing and equipment performance criteria and certification standards

Milestones

  • Optional CBRN structural fire fighting ensemble
  • Mandatory CBRN protection in fire service SCBA
  • Enhanced Personal Alert Safety System (PASS)
  • CBRN protective ensemble for Technical Rescue

Outputs

  • Development and release of five (5) revised NFPA certification standard in FY07

Outcomes

  • Reduction in dermal hazards
Page last modified: July 23, 2007
Page last reviewed: July 23, 2007 (archived document)
Content Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)