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Authorized Equipment List

The Authorized Equipment List (AEL) is a list of approved equipment types allowed under FEMA’s preparedness grant programs. The intended audience of this tool is emergency managers, first responders, and other homeland security professionals. The list consists of 21 equipment categories divided into categories, sub-categories and then individual equipment items. NOTE: There are no commercially available products listed; it only consists of equipment types.
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Non-encapsulating liquid splash-protective ensemble (certified as compliant to NFPA 1992).

Liquid splash-protective footwear (certified as compliant to NFPA 1992).

Liquid splash-protective gloves (certified as compliant to NFPA 1992).

Liquid splash-protective garment (certified as compliant to NFPA 1992).

Protective clothing items used with surface water protective dry suits that are designed to provide minimum protection to the foot, ankle, and lower leg (certified as compliant with NFPA 1952).

(Replaces Item 01WA-04-BTES)

Items of protective clothing used with surface water protective dry suits that are designed to provide minimum protection to fingers, thumb, hand, and wrist (certified as compliant with NFPA 1952).

(Replaces Item 01WA-04-GLOV)

A suit that provides exposure protection for water operations (certified as compliant with NFPA 1952).

(Replaces Item 01WA-04-GARM).

Protective clothing items used with surface water protective wet suits that are designed to provide minimum protection to the foot, ankle, and lower leg (certified as compliant with NFPA 1952). (Replaces Item 01WA-04-BTES)

Items of protective clothing used with surface water protective wet suits that are designed to provide minimum protection to fingers, thumb, hand, and wrist (certified as compliant with NFPA 1952).

(Replaces Item 01WA-04-GLOV)

A permeable suit that preserves body heat by trapping water between the suit and the body (certified as compliant with NFPA 1952).

(Replaces Item 01WA-04-SUTW).