NFPA 1851

Training Videos

This training module trains you on how to perform PPE Advanced Inspection, Advanced Cleaning and Basic Repairs.  Take the test after each video to earn a CEU certificate and to satisfy the training requirements of NFPA 1851.  You will receive your certificate by email in about a week.  Due to changes in the NFPA 1851, 2014 edition, we must limit training to fire department members and verified ISPs.  If you are interested in becoming a verified ISP, please contact UL or Intertek.  

For fire departments that require all members to take the training, please use the Tell Us link on the homepage.  We can manage your roster for you or send certificates to your training officer.

Advanced Inspection - Turnouts Part 1

The first of two-part instruction on how to perform an Advanced Inspection of structural turnout gear. Learn how to determine if your turnout gear is fit for duty, if additional inspection or testing is required, if repair is needed or if your turnout coat or pants need to be retired.

You need to watch Advanced Inspection - Turnouts Part 2 before taking the test.

Advanced Inspection - Turnouts Part 2

Part two is a continuation of instruction on how to perform an Advanced Inspection of Structural Turnout Gear. This section includes thermal barrier inspection, moisture barrier inspection and complete liner inspection,

After you've finished watching, take the test.

Advanced Inspection - Structural Helmets

Learn how to determine if your structural fire fighting helmet is fit for duty, if additional inspection or testing is required, if repair is needed or if your helmet needs to be retired.

After you've finished watching, take the test.

 

Advanced Cleaning - Turnouts

Learn how to perform an Advanced Cleaning on your turnout coat and pants. Covers thorough cleaning of turnouts using a cleaning agent, how often an Advanced Cleaning is needed and who can perform an Advanced Cleaning. It also defines the difference between Routine Cleaning, Advanced Cleaning and Decontamination.

After you've finished watching, take the test.

 

Basic Repair of Turnouts

Most repair of turnout clothing must be performed by the manufacturer or a Verified Independent Service Provider (ISP). This segment defines the basic repairs that trained departmental personnel can perform and how to perform them.

After you've finished watching, take the test.

Advanced Inspection and Cleaning - Protective Footwear

Shows how to perform an Advanced Inspection on protective footwear to determine if additional inspection or testing is required, if repair is needed or if your footwear needs to be retired. Also shows how to perform an Advanced Cleaning of your protective footwear.

After you've finished watching, take the test.

 

Advanced Inspection - Proximity Suit

How to perform an Advanced Inspection of proximity coat and pants.  Learn how to determine if your proximity gear is fit for duty, if additional inspection or testing is required, if repair is needed, or if your proximity coat or pants need to be retired.

After you've finished watching, take the test.

Advanced Inspection - Proximity Helmet

Learn how to determine if your proximity fire fighting helmet and shroud are fit for duty, if additional inspection or testing is required, if repair is needed, or if your helmet needs to be retired.

After you've finished watching, take the test.

Advanced Inspection and Cleaning - Protective Gloves

Shows how to perform an Advanced Inspection on protective gloves to determine if additional inspection or testing is required, if repair is needed or if your gloves need to be retired. Also shows how to perform an Advanced Cleaning of your protective gloves.

After you've finished watching, take the test.

 

Advanced Cleaning - Structural Helmets

Learn how to perform an Advanced Cleaning on your structural firefighting helmet. Covers thorough cleaning of helmets, how often an Advanced Cleaning is needed and who can perform an Advanced Cleaning. It also defines the difference between Routine Cleaning, Advanced Cleaning and Decontamination.

After you've finished watching, take the test.