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NCJ Number: NCJ 227357     Find in a Library
Title: Public Safety Bomb Suit Standard, NIJ Standard-0117.00
  Document URL: PDF (3/2012 Original) PDF (4/2016 Update) 
Corporate Author: National Bomb Squad Commanders Advisory Board (NBSCAB)
United States of America
Date Published: 03/2012
Page Count: 87
  Annotation: This document is a voluntary performance standard for bomb suits for use by certified public safety bomb technicians while performing render safe procedures and disposal activities.
Abstract: It defines both performance requirements and the methods used to test performance. In order for a manufacturer, supplier, or other entity to claim that a particular bomb suit model satisfies this National Institute of Justice (NIJ) standard, the model must be in compliance with this standard, as determined in accordance with this document and the associated document, Public Safety Bomb Suit Certification Program Requirements, NIJ CR-0117.00. Both this standard and the associated certification program requirements document are produced as part of the Standards and Testing Program of the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, NIJ, as is a third associated document, the Public Safety Bomb Suit Selection and Application Guide, NIJ Guide–0117.00.
Main Term(s): Protective equipment
Index Term(s): Bomb disposal equipment ; Standards ; Explosives training
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

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Type: Guideline
Country: United States of America
Language: English
Note: This NIJ Standard, Public Safety Bomb Suit Standard, NIJ Standard-0117.00, was updated in April 2016. Please see NCJ 249560.
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