Press Release Summary:
STP 1544, Performance of Protective Clothing and Equipment: 9th Volume, Emerging Issues and Technologies, includes 22 peer-reviewed papers that cover latest information on performance of protective clothing for government and industrial workers, first responders, and civilians. Some topics include: evaluation of fire-resistant clothing using instrumented mannequin; assessing user needs and perceptions of firefighter PPE; and puncture resistance of protective gloves to needles.
Original Press Release:
New Protective Clothing and Equipment Compilation Available from ASTM International
W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.,—STP 1544, Performance of Protective Clothing and Equipment: 9th Volume, Emerging Issues and Technologies, is a new compilation available from ASTM International.
The book includes 22 peer-reviewed papers that cover the latest information on the performance of protective clothing for government and industrial workers, first responders and civilians. Topics cover:
• Evaluation of fire-resistant clothing using an instrumented mannequin;
• Assessing user needs and perceptions of firefighter PPE;
• Interlaboratory study of ASTM F2731, Standard Test Method for Measuring the Transmitted and Stored Energy of Firefighter Protective Clothing Systems;
• NDT methods to assess the level of damage to firefighters’ protective clothing;
• Protective clothing for pesticide operators; and
• Puncture resistance of protective gloves to needles.
STP 1544, Performance of Protective Clothing and Equipment: 9th Volume, Emerging Issues and Technologies, is available for $118 USD in print (435 pages; 6” x 9” soft cover; ISBN: 978-0-8031-7530-3; Stock #: STP1544) or as an e-book (ISBN: 978-0-8031-7562-4; Stock #: STP1544-EB).
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