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NCJ Number: 237910 Find in a Library
Title: Public Safety Bomb Suit Certification Program Requirements NIJ CR-0117.00
Corporate Author: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: March 2012
Page Count: 23
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
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NCJRS Photocopy Services
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Document: PDF
Type: Guideline
Format: Document; Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report specifies the requirements that a certification body must satisfy in order to act as a product certification body for purposes of NIJ Standard-0117.00, Public Safety Bomb Suit Standard.
Abstract: Accreditation requirements are specified for certification bodies to help ensure consistent application of NIJ Standard-0117.00 and this document; establish uniformity in the certification-body accreditation process; and provide transparent criteria for the operation of certification programs and accreditation of product-certification bodies. After outlining general requirements, procedures for the initial determination of compliance are indicated. The procedures of inspection, audit, and testing are specified, followed by a statement of the requirements for a certified model listing of applicable models, including a Web-based posting. The requirements of a listing are indicated. Regarding the labeling and marking of a product, this report instructs the certification body not to authorize suppliers to use any mark of conformity or reference to the certification body on any product other than a certified product. The certification body is required to have a surveillance program for compliant models, in order to determine continued compliance; minimal standards for a surveillance program are indicated. In addition, the certification body shall require the supplier to be certified or registered to ISO 9001 with respect of manufacturing public safety bomb suits. Other management requirements for suppliers of public safety bomb suits are also indicated. Requirements are also outlined for reports of noncompliance, lack of fitness for the intended purpose, failure in use, or safety issues. Appended table of test methods, matching initial compliance testing requirements, and surveillance testing requirements
Main Term(s): Police equipment
Index Term(s): Accreditation; Accreditation standards; Bomb disposal equipment; Bomb disposal units; Bombs; Hazardous substances or materials
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