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NFPA Seeks Comment to Protect First Responders from Ebola Virus

NFPA is seeking public review and comment on a proposed Tentative Interim Amendment (TIA) on NFPA 1999, Standard on Protective Clothing for Emergency Medical Operations (2013 ed.). This TIA will revise design and performance criteria of personal protective equipment (PPE) and address the risk of exposure to the Ebola Virus threat.

This TIA can be reviewed on the Current & Prior Editions Tab of the Document Information Page.

Anyone may submit a comment on this proposed TIA by the January 15, 2015 closing date. To submit a comment, please identify the number of the TIA and email the Secretary, Standards Council at [email protected].