ISO 15384:2003 specifies methods of test and minimum performance requirements for protective clothing to be worn in wildland firefighting and associated activities. This clothing is not intended to provide protection during fire entrapment. ISO 15384:2003 applies to the general design of the garment, the minimum level of performance for the materials employed and the methods of test to determine these levels.
ISO 15384:2003 is not applicable to clothing for use in risk situations where clothing complying with ISO 11613 or ISO 15538 is more suitable, nor does ISO 15384:2003 cover clothing to protect against chemical, biological, electrical or radiation hazards.
ISO 15384:2003 is not applicable to protection of the head (it may cover the neck), eyes, hand, feet and respiratory system. These aspects may be dealt with in other International Standards.