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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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Rescue and recovery protective ensemble garment (certified as compliant with NFPA 1951).

Rescue and recovery protective ensemble gloves (certified as compliant with NFPA 1951).

Rescue and recovery protective ensemble helmet (certified as compliant with NFPA 1951).

Utility protective ensemble goggles (certified as compliant with NFPA 1951).

Utility protective ensemble footwear (certified as compliant with NFPA 1951).

Utility protective ensemble garment (certified as compliant with NFPA 1951).

Utility protective ensemble gloves (certified as compliant with NFPA 1951).

Utility protective ensemble helmet (certified as compliant with NFPA 1951).

Vapor-protective ensemble with optional flash fire protection, including totally encapsulating suit with attached or separate gloves and footwear or booties with outer boots (certified as compliant with NFPA 1991 with flash fire protection option).

Vapor-protective footwear with optional flash fire protection (certified as compliant with NFPA 1991 with flash fire protection option).