NFPA 1992

Standard on Liquid Splash-Protective Ensembles and Clothing for Hazardous Materials Emergencies

The 2012 edition of NFPA 1992 included extensive revision and is the fifth edition of this standard, which was originally published in 1989, with an effective date of February 1990. In the 2012 version, a new requirement for thermal heat loss was added, as well as several updates to ANSI, ISO, and ASTM standards.

Specific to footwear, both the slip resistance testing and the flexural fatigue procedures were revised. The 2012 revision also made changes to requirements for manufacturers’ quality assurance programs in Chapter 4 of the standard.

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