TITLE

UL Offers Turnout Certificate Program

PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Sep2007, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the new certificate program offered by Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) for firefighting garment repair organizations. The program allows groups that repair structural and proximity firefighting garments to National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1851. Meanwhile, UL's certification includes independent assessment of the organization's quality-management system and testing of repaired garment samples.
ACCESSION #
26800074

 

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