National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1994, 2007 edition, Class 2 ensembles include a suit or garment with an attached or separate hood, attached or separate gloves, attached or separate footwear or booties, outer protective boots, and a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) that is certified compliant with NFPA 1981 for chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear (CBRN) use. These ensembles provide limited protection to responders at incident scenes involving vapor or liquid chemical hazards where the concentrations are at or above the immediately dangerous to life and health (IDLH) level, and require the use of an SCBA.
The Focus Group Report, Market Survey Report, and Assessment Report on NFPA 1994 Class 2 Terrorism Incident Protection Ensembles are limited distribution documents, and are available in the SAVER Community on First Responder Communities of Practice (FRCoP).
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AEL Category, Title, Number, and Project:
AEL Category: 01. Personal Protective Equipment
AEL Title: Ensemble, Terrorism Incident Protective, NFPA 1994 Class 2
AEL Number: 01CB-02-ENSM
SAVER Project: NFPA 1994 Class 2 Terrorism Incident Protective Ensembles