Standard: ISO - 18639-3

PPE ENSEMBLES FOR FIREFIGHTERS UNDERTAKING SPECIFIC RESCUE ACTIVITIES - PART 3: CLOTHING

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Scope:

This document specifies test methods and minimum performance requirements for protective clothing for firefighters while engaged in rescue activities. Clothing related to specific rescue activities are documented in individual subclauses, see 6.2.1 or 6.2.2.

NOTE For further guidance see ISO 18639-1.

Subclauses of this document cover general clothing design, the minimum performance level of the materials used and the methods of test for determining this performance level.

This document does not cover special clothing for use in other high risk situations such as firefighting.

It does not cover protection for the head, hands and feet or protection against other hazards, e.g. chemical, biological, radiation and electrical hazards, except for limited, accidental exposure to some chemicals and contaminated blood or other body fluids.

Organization: International Organization for Standardization
Document Number: 18639-3
Publish Date: 2018-01-01
Page Count: 22
Change Type: NEW ADDITION
Available Languages: EN
DOD Adopted: NO
ANSI Approved: NO
Most Recent Revision: YES
Current Version: YES
Status: Active
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