The Development of Criteria for Firefighters’ Gloves. Volume II: Glove Criteria and Test Methods

February 1976
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 77-134-B

Test methods used to develop criteria for firefighters’ (SIC-9224) gloves are described. Glove requirements in relation to protection, fit, design, and visibility are reviewed. Test procedures are provided for assessing resistance to static and dynamic cut, static and dynamic puncture, heat, electricity, water, and flame, and for evaluating dexterity and durability.