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SEI Adopts New Testing For Protective Clothing

The Safety Equipment Institute (SEI), McLean, Va., recently adopted two new NFPA standards for testing chemical splash and vapor protective clothing used by emergency responders for protection against potential hazards. As a non-profit organization, were committed to making sure emergency responders have confidence in the safety products they rely on for protection from unforeseen hazards, said Patricia A. Gleason, president, SEI. The independent testing of hazardous materials protective clothing will continue to be conducted through Intertek Testing Services (ITS), SEIs contract testing laboratory, for all SEI protective clothing programs.

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