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National Fire Protection Association NFPA196203
NFPA 1962: Standard for the Inspection, Care, and Use of Fire Hose, Couplings and Nozzles; and the Service Testing of Fire Hose
BK-NFPA196203
2003 Edition
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Increase the reliability of equipment at the fire scene!

Comply with NFPA 1962 to make sure fire hose and nozzles operate properly when they are used at an incident! This Standard contains the up-to-date criteria you need to inspect, maintain, and use fire hose, couplings, and nozzles. It also provides guidance for service testing of fire hose as well as the associated record keeping.

Significant changes in the 2003 edition that impact your job include:

New hose placed in service must be inspected, but is no longer required to be service tested if less than one year has passed since its manufacture
Care, use and testing requirements for booster hose and suction hose now appear in separate sections
Added requirement that when occupant use hose is taken out of service for testing, replacement hose must be installed on the rack, reel or storage area
Added requirement for inspection of the liner at each end of the hose
New section on record keeping for occupant use hose
New material on attaching shank type coupling
(Approx. 20 pp. 2003)

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