NFPA 1975

Firefighters and emergency services personnel face countless occupational hazards. Don’t let their clothing add to the risks.¬†NFPA 1975: Standard on Emergency Services Work Clothing Elements¬†provides the standard for work apparel specifically designed to withstand the effects of heat.

NFPA 1975¬†specifies the latest requirements for the design, performance, testing and certification of emergency services work clothing constructed from thermally stable or flame-resistant materials so that they won’t cause or exacerbate burn injury. Emergency services work clothing includes non-primary protective garments configured as long- or short-sleeve shirts (regular, polo, T-shirt, sweatshirt), station pants and shorts. This category does not include underwear, socks, dress uniforms or outerwear.