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The development of criteria for firefighters' gloves. Volume II: glove criteria and test methods.
Coletta GC; Arons IJ; Ashley LE; Drennan AP
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 77-134-B, 1976 Feb; :1-64
Test methods used to develop criteria for fire fighters' (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.
NIOSH-Author; Safety-equipment; Fire-protection-equipment; Materials-testing; Personal-protective-equipment; Analytical-methods
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DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 77-134-B
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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