Florida PPE Services is a verified ISP (Independent Service Provider) providing NFPA 1851 compliant cleaning, inspection, and repair services to fire departments throughout Florida. Our team is dedicated to battling firefighter cancer and other occupational illnesses.
Verification of ISPs (Independent Service Providers) – A revision to NFPA 1851 “Standard on Selection, Care, and Maintenance of Protective Ensembles for Structural and Proximity Fire Fighting” became effective in 2007 and makes it a requirement for maintenance and repair organizations to be verified by a third-party certification organization. We are proud to be verified by Intertek.
The 2020 version of NFPA requires advanced cleanings of ensembles twice in a twelve-month period at a minimum, or when exposed to products of combustion.
The NFPA 1851 Standard 2020 version requires advance inspections of all issued elements annually.
All repairs and alterations to garments must be performed according to the original garment manufacturer’s specifications.
Florida PPE Services can install a chemical pump system and program your department’s extractor.
We offer educational and training classes to assist departments in adhering to NFPA 1851 guidelines.
We are proud to use and distribute SC Products. They are a leading manufacturer of hydrocarbon cleaning products whose advanced properties bond with cancer causing carcinogens and contaminants found in products of combustion.
We recommend using Responder Wipes to decontaminate while still on-scene. The unique formula and three sizes allow for easy, quick, and cost-effective Preliminary Exposure Reduction.
The DOT System is a series of encapsulation bags designed to control contaminated gear, tools, and equipment until it can be properly cleaned.