Standards

Listed below are various NFPA and OSHA standards which are pertinent to infectious diseases facing emergency response employees. Click the specific disease to see some general information and then click the "Learn More" link to view detailed information pertaining to the standard.

NFPA 1500 - Standard on Fire Department Occupational Safety and Health Program
NFPA 1581 - Standard on Fire Department Infection Control Program
NFPA 1582 - Standard on Medical Requirements for Fire Fighters
NFPA 1971 - Standard on Protective Ensemble for Structural Fire Fighting
NFPA 1999 - Standard on Protective Clothing for Emergency Medical Operations
29 CFR 1910.1030 Bloodborne Pathogens