NFPA 1982-2018 Standard on Personal Alert Safety Systems (PASS).
3.3.9 Manufacturer. The entity that directs and controls any of the fllowing: compliant product design, compliant product manufacturing, or compliant product quality assurance; or the entity that assumes the liability for the compliant product or provides the warranty for the compliant product. 3.3.10 Melt. A response to heat by a material resulting in evidence of flowing or dripping. 3.3.11 Model. The collective term used to identify a group of elements or items of the same basic design and components from a single manufacturer produced by the same manufactur- ing and quality assurance procedures that are covered by the same certification. 3.3.12 PASS. Acronym for Personal Alert Safety Systems. See also 3.3.14, Personal Alert Safety Systems (PASS). 3.3.13 PASS Annunciator. The component designed to emit audible signals. 3.3.14 Personal Alert Safety Systems (PASS). A device that continually senses for lack of movement of the wearer and automatically activates the alarm signal, indicating the wearer is in need of assistance; can also be manually activated to trigger the alarm signal. Integrated PASS. A removable or nonremovable PASS that is an integral part of another item or items of protective clothing, protective equipment, or both. Nonremovable. An integrated PASS that is not removable and cannot be used independently of the item or items with which it is integrated. Removable. An integrated PASS that is remova- ble so that it can be used independently of the item or items with which it is integrated. Stand-Alone PASS. A PASS that is not an integral part of any other item of protective clothing or protective equipment. The certification organization’s testing laboratory’s scope of accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025, General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories, shall encom‐ pass testing of PPE. The accreditation of a certification organization’s test‐ ing laboratory shall be issued by an accreditation body operat‐ ing in accordance with ISO/IEC 17011, Conformity assessment — General requirements for accreditation bodies accrediting conformity assessment bodies. 4.3.3 A certification organization shall be permitted to utilize conditioning and testing results conducted by a product or component manufacturer for certification or recertification provided the manufacturer’s testing laboratory meets the requirements specified in through 1982 pdf download.