Intertek provides verification of NFPA 1851 ISPs, ensuring that they can repair and restore textiles and protective clothing to their original integrity

Intertek provides rigorous evaluations and expansive testing capabilities to deliver Total Quality Assurance (TQA) solutions that, even under the most stressful or hazardous conditions, ensure personal protective equipment will provide sustained protection.

Our industry-leading PPE testing services include verification of NFPA 1851 ISPs and Organizations, ensuring they can clean and repair Fire Fighter Gear in a manner that it still meets the minimum requirements of the certification standard. Verified ISPs and Organizations will be awarded the ETL Verified Mark, a symbol of performance integrity.

About the NFPA 1851 Standard

NFPA 1851, 2020 Edition specifies the requirements for the selection, care and maintenance of protective ensembles used in firefighting. The requirements are intended to reduce health and safety risks associated with soiling, contamination and damage of firefighter gear and personal protective equipment (PPE).

Test Types

  • Water Penetration Barrier Evaluation
  • Seam Strength Test
  • Chemical Decontamination Efficacy Test
  • Biological Decontamination Efficacy Test
  • Semi-Volatile Organic Compound Contained Specimen Preparation, Extraction, and Analysis
  • Heavy Metal Contaminated Specimen Preparation, Extraction, and Analysis

Apply today to become a Verified Independent Servicer Provider (ISP) per NFPA 1851.

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