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Has or will NFPA 1901 take into account new helmet designs in reference to not wearing helmets in the crew area?

Question asked by bradfiore on May 7, 2019
Latest reply on May 7, 2019 by rfdacm02

NFPA 1901 - 14.1.7.4 through 14.1.7.4.3 instructs firefighters not to wear helmets in the driving and crew areas while the apparatus is in motion. With the advent of new technology and designs of fire helmets, has there been any consideration to amend this to allow "Jet-style" helmets to be worn? I am specifically referring to the MSA/Cairns XF1 and the Rosenbauer HEROS-titan Pro. Neither of these helmets have a rear brim so there is no interference with the headrest as described in 14.1.7.4.

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