General Protective Clothing Standards & Test Methods

Anyone can claim their clothing protects against life-threating hazards, but when your workers’ safety hangs in the balance, you want to be absolutely certain. Various organizations, ranging from governmental bodies, such as OSHA, to industry trade associations such as the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), National Electrical Safety Code (NESC), and ASTM International have developed testing-based standards to ensure clothing that claims to protect your workers truly does. Click on the standards and test methods below to learn more.