All-new NFPA 1855: Standard for Selection, Care, and Maintenance of Protective Ensembles for Technical Rescue Incidents addresses the selection, care, and maintenance of protective ensembles for technical rescue -- such as utility technical rescue, rescue and recovery technical rescue, and Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) technical rescue.
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.
NFPA 1855 includes comprehensive chapters for ensemble:
Reduce the safety risks and potential health risks associated with poorly maintained, contaminated, or damaged protective ensembles.
Compliance with the first edition of NFPA 1855 is essential for personnel safety and performance.