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Document ID (ISN)35126
CIS number 81-511
Year 1980
Convention or series no. ANSI/NFPA 1972-1979
Title Structural fire fighters' helmets 1979.
Bibliographic information National Fire Protection Association, 470 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02210, USA, 4 Feb. 1980. 38p. Price: US$5.00.
Abstract This standard updates previous editions. Definitions are followed by sections devoted to: general specifications (marking and instructions for wear; configuration; accessories); performance requirements (top impact requirement - force transmission; top, front, side, and back impact requirement - acceleration; resistance to penetration, heat and flame; electrical insulation; retention system; ear covers); environmental conditioning for testing; performance testing; performance evaluation requirements; qualification testing.
Descriptors (primary) USA; safety helmets; fire services
Descriptors (secondary) penetration resistance; compliance tests; impact testing; equipment testing; standard; shock testing
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Fire fighting, police, prisons and the armed forces
Head protection