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NFPA 1855 Standard for Selection Care and Maintenance of Protective Ensembles for Technical Incidents 2018

Product Code/ISBN: NFPA 1855-18

Compliance with NFPA 1855 is essential for personnel safety and performance, so help ensure responder safety by adding the 2018 edition of  NFPA 1855 to your resource library.

This second edition addresses utility technical rescue and rescue and recovery technical rescue; and in addition to chapters on the program and selection, NFPA 1855 has comprehensive chapters for ensemble:

  • Repair
  • Storage
  • Retirement, disposition, and special incident procedure
  • Verification
  • Inspection
  • Cleaning and decontamination
  • Test procedures

The Standard also includes requirements for USAR operation protective ensembles, ensemble elements, clothing, and equipment certified as compliant with NFPA 1951: Standard on Protective Ensembles for Technical Rescue Incidents. This 2018 edition removes requirements for CBRN and no longer allows use of a center post agitator for washing purposes.

Reduce the safety risks and potential health risks associated with poorly maintained, contaminated, or damaged protective ensembles.