Membership to the Hose Safety Institute (HSI) is available to NAHAD member locations (separate physical facilities operated by the member company), regardless of membership type, who follow the hose fabrication and assembly guidelines and best practices outlined in the HSI Handbook and Fabrication Guides. HSI membership is tied to a specific location/branch – where a NAHAD member has more than one location, each location must be individually certified.
The application process will require some preparation and time to complete. Once received, it will undergo a two-level review to determine eligibility:
NAHAD staff will confirm receipt of your application and compliance with Level 1 review requirements within 5 business days. Please allow 2-3 weeks for the Level 2 review process to be completed.
Is your organization a good fit for Hose Safety Institute (HSI) Membership?
NAHAD Member locations (separate physical facilities operated by the member company) must demonstrate their compliance with the hose fabrication and assembly guidelines and best practices outlined in the HSI Handbook and Fabrication Guides.
To determine eligibility, the application requires responses to a series of questions that will provide reviewers a clear vision of how the location complies with HSI guidelines and best practices. You will be asked to provide information and/or a detailed explanation related to the following:
NAHAD offers HSI resources members can use for new employee onboarding and technical training.
Benefits of Membership
Being accepted for membership in the Hose Safety Institute distinguishes your organization from others in the industry. It demonstrates your commitment to fostering an environment where hose assembly safety, quality, and reliability.