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Document ID (ISN)111867
CIS number 11-0463
Year 2010
Convention or series no. NTP 867
Author(s) Cáceres Armendáriz P.
Title Protective clothing for wildland firefighters
Original title Ropa de protección para bomberos forestales [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2010. 4p. Illus. 7 ref.
Internet access NTP_867.pdf [in Spanish]
Abstract This technical note describes the requirements for protective clothing worn by wildland firefighters: design adapted to firefighting; ergonomics (permeability to sweat); protection against radiant heat and heat resistance; resistance to mechanical stress; high visibility in smoke (fluorescent marks); appropriate labelling.
Descriptors (primary) Spain; forest fires; fire fighting; protective clothing
Descriptors (secondary) heat resistance; radiant heat; labelling; visibility; data sheet
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Physical hazards
Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Fire fighting, police, prisons and the armed forces
Protective clothing