This blog reviews the new challenges faced by the NFPA committee on Hazardous Materials Protective Clothing and Equipment as they begin work this year to revise all three documents related to hazmat response. We also discuss the issues related to non-encapsulating vs. encapsulating designs for hazmat response and the comparisons between NFPA 1991 and NFPA 1994 Class 1.View Video
In this session, we review the new edition of NFPA 1999 Standard on Emergency Medical Operations. It now allows the use of both single and multiple use ensembles. It also provides performance requirements for other personal protective equipment (PPE) items such as eyewear, gloves and face shields.View Video
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