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NFPA 1901 - Standard for Automotive Fire Apparatus
1.1* Scope. This standard defines the requirements for new automotive fire apparatus and trailers designed to be used under emergency conditions to transport personnel and equipment and to support the suppression of fires and mitigation of other hazardous situations.
NFPA 1906 - Standard for Wildland Fire Apparatus
1.1* Scope. This standard defines the requirements for new automotive fire apparatus, including apparatus equipped with a slip-on fire-fighting module, designed primarily to support wildland fire suppression operations.
NFPA 1911 - Standard for the Inspection, Maintenance, Testing, and Retirement of In-Service Automotive Fire Apparatus
1.1 Scope. 1.1.1 This standard defines the minimum requirements for establishing an inspection, maintenance, and testing program for in-service fire apparatus. 1.1.2 This standard includes guidelines for fire apparatus refurbishment and retirement. 1.1.3 This standard identifies the systems and...
NFPA 1912 - Standard for Fire Apparatus Refurbishing
1.1* Scope. This standard specifies the minimum requirements for the refurbishing of automotive fire apparatus utilized for fire fighting and rescue operations, whether the refurbishing is done at the fire department or municipal maintenance facilities, or at the facilities of private contractors...
NFPA 1925 - Standard on Marine Fire-Fighting Vessels
1.1.1 This standard shall provide minimum requirements for marine fire-fighting vessels. 1.1.2 This standard shall also provide minimum maintenance and testing requirements.
NFPA 1931 - Standard for Manufacturer's Design of Fire Department Ground Ladders
1.1.1* This standard specifies the requirements for the design of fire department ground ladders and for the design verification tests that are to be conducted by the ground ladder manufacturer. 1.1.2 The tests specified herein are the responsibility of the ladder manufacturer only and are not to...
NFPA 1932 - Standard on Use, Maintenance, and Service Testing of In-Service Fire Department Ground Ladders
This standard specifies requirements for the use, maintenance, inspection, and service testing of fire department ground ladders.
NFPA 1936 - Standard on Powered Rescue Tools
1-1.1 This standard shall specify the minimum requirements for the design, performance, testing, and certification of powered rescue tool systems and the individual components of spreaders, rams, cutters, combination tools, power units, and power transmission cables, conduit, or hose. 1-1.2 This...
NFPA 1951 - Standard on Protective Ensembles for Technical Rescue Incidents
1.1* Scope. 1.1.1 This standard shall specify the minimum design, performance, testing, and certification requirements for utility technical rescue, rescue and recovery technical rescue, and chemicals, biological agents, and radiological particulate [also known as chemical, biological,...
NFPA 1952 - Standard on Surface Water Operations Protective Clothing and Equipment
1.1 Scope. 1.1.1* This standard shall specify the minimum design, performance, testing, and certification requirements for protective clothing and equipment items, including full body suits, helmets, gloves, footwear, and personal flotation devices designed to provide limited protection from...
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