NAHAD’s Hose Safety Institute© provides a powerful forum for Distributors, Manufacturers, suppliers, end­users and industry organizations to support and promote hose assembly safety, quality and reliability. We’re committed to setting the standards that help your customers’ employees arrive home safely to their families, at the end of every day.

Hose Safety InstituteThe HSI resources provide industry ­leading performance standards for hose assembly specification, design, fabrication, handling, and management.

Members of the Hose Safety Institute have committed to following these industry-leading safety guidelines. Choosing to do business with HSI members ensures that the safety of your team and your customers is a top priority.

 

Handbook for the Design & Specification of Hose Assemblies

The Institute’s Hose Assembly Guidelines include the HANDBOOK for the Design & Specification of Hose Assemblies and the online Fabrication and Design Guides, which together provide industry-leading performance standards for hose assembly specification, design, fabrication, handling and management. 

The HANDBOOK is the industry Guide to hose assembly safety. Access your copy of the Handbook below. 

Download the 2012 Handbook as a Sample

NAHAD's Hose Safety Quiz

Hose Assembly Fabrication Guides, Version 2.1

The five NEW Fabrication Guides provide a valuable reference and training resource, available exclusively for Hose Safety Institute members.

NOTE: The Institute Handbook(c) and the Fabrication Guidelines are copyrighted documents and may not be reproduced without permission from NAHAD.

Composite Hose

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Corrugated Metal Hose

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Fluoropolymer Hose

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Hydraulic Hose

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Industrial Hose

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Safety Resources

Member Resources
& Training

Click here to access hose safety resources and training available exclusively to NAHAD’s Hose Safety Institute members.

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Institute Members gain full access to the many training, resource and marketing benefits available through the Institute.

Exams and Certificates

To support your employees' knowledge and use of the Specification and Fabrication Guidelines, NAHAD offers ten online exams

 White Papers

Hose Safety Institute Hydroblast Whitepaper

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Hose Design Factors

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Eye on Safety and Reliability for Liquid Vacuum Operations

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Hose Safety Institute Members

NAHAD Distributor, Manufacturer, and Associate members who have met a stringent set of requirements demonstrating their support for, and compliance with, NAHAD’s Hose Assembly Guidelines.

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Hose Safety Institute Advisory Council Members

NAHAD Distributor, Manufacturer, and Associate members who have met a stringent set of requirements demonstrating their support for, and compliance with, NAHAD’s Hose Assembly Guidelines.

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