NFPA 1936: Standard on Powered Rescue Tools

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Provide emergency responders with the proper powered rescue tools as required in the 2015 NFPA 1936.

Make victim extrication and rescue operations more successful with requirements in NFPA 1936: Standard on Powered Rescue Tools. This Standard establishes criteria for the design, performance, and testing of powered rescue tools and their components that perform spreading, lifting, holding, crushing, pulling, or cutting functions.

Up-to-date with all referenced NFPA® codes and standards, the 2015 NFPA 1936 also sets criteria for product conformance verification and labeling to assure purchasers powered rescue tools are compliant. (Softbound, 26 pp., 2015)

NFPA® 1936 Standard on Powered Rescue Tools 2015 Edition

Chapter 1 Administration
1.1 Scope
1.2 Purpose
1.3 Application
1.4 Units
Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
2.1 General
2.2 NFPA Publications
2.3 Other Publications
2.4 References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections. (Reserved)
Chapter 3 Definitions
3.1 General
3.2 NFPA Official Definitions
3.3 General Definitions
Chapter 4 Certification
4.1 General
4.2 Certification Program
4.3 Inspection and Testing
4.4 Manufacturer's Quality Assurance Program
Chapter 5 Product Labeling and Information
5.1 Product Labeling Requirements
5.2 Powered Rescue Tools and Power Unit
5.3 Cable Assembly and Hose Assembly
5.4 User Information
Chapter 6 Design Requirements
6.1 Powered Rescue Tools
6.2 Cable Assembly and Hose Assembly Components
6.3 Power Unit Components
Chapter 7 Performance Requirements
7.1 Rescue Tools
7.2 Hose Assemblies
7.3 Power Units
7.4 Remote Valve Blocks and Hose Reels
Chapter 8 Testing
8.1 Tool Operating Temperature Test
8.2 Spreading Force Test
8.3 Ram Tool Spreading Force Test
8.4 Spreader Tool Pulling Force Test
8.5 Ram Tool Pulling Force Test
8.6 Spreading Force Sudden Power Loss Test
8.7 Pulling Force Sudden Power Loss Test
8.8 Dynamic Endurance Test
8.9 Overload Test
8.10 Deadman Control Device Endurance Test
8.11 Safety Relief Device Test
8.12 Ram Bend Test
8.13 Cutting Test
8.14 Cutter Integrity Test
8.15 Impact Resistance Test
8.16 Noise Test
8.17 Incline Operational Test
8.18 Power Unit Pressure Test
8.19 Power Unit Pressure Relief and Automatic Limiting Device Test
8.20 Power Unit Dump Valve Test
8.21 Power Unit Endurance Test
8.22 Directional Valve Endurance Test
8.23 Remote Valve Block Endurance Test
8.24 Hose Reel Endurance Test
8.25 Hose Assembly Proof Pressure Test
Annex A Explanatory Material
Annex B Informational References