Resources For Hose Safety Institute

NAHAD is committed to ensuring that all hose and hose accessory industry professionals have the knowledge, resources, and training to be safe at all times.  We believe in making sure that your customers' employees arrive home safely to their loved ones at the end of every day.

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Join the Hose Safety Institute. Distinguish yourself while supporting and promoting hose assembly safety, quality, and reliability. 

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HSI Branding

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Logo Licence Agreement

 

  1. Your Acceptance

By downloading the HSI member logos, as shown above, (“HSI Logos”), you signify your agreement to these terms and conditions ("Terms of Use”).

You agree you will use the HSI Logos only in accordance with the Terms of Use.

You warrant and represent that you are an HSI member in good standing when using the HSI Logos (“Permitted User”).

You agree not to modify the HSI Logos in any way other than to proportionally shrink or enlarge the HSI Logos to fit in the desired media.

  1. Limited License

As a Permitted User, HSI grants you a limited, non-exclusive, world-wide license to use the HSI Logos in any media, including but not limited to your web site, your employer’s website, your social media sites, printed materials, or product tags, provided you remain an HSI member in good standing, and provided further that the HSI Logos is still an HSI-approved HSI Logos. If at any time in the future, you are no longer an HSI member in good standing or if HSI withdraws the HSI Logos as an HSI-approved HSI Logos, you agree to immediately cease all uses of the HSI Logos.

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IN NO EVENT SHALL HSI, NAHAD’S LEADERSHIP, OR THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM ANY (I) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THE HSI LOGOS, AND/OR (II) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF THE HSI LOGOS, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE COMPANY IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.

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You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless NAHAD officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees) arising from: (i) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; or (ii) any claim that the use of the HSI Logos caused damage to a third party. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms of Use.

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These Terms of Use, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by HSI without restriction.

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Hose Assembly Fabrication Guides, Version 3.0

The Composite, Corrugated Metal, Industrial, Fluoropolymer, and Hydraulic Fabrication Guides have been updated and are now available for download. The content from these Guides was used to create the Fabrication Courses now available through NAHAD Academy. The Guides are a valuable in-shop reference.  The courses are an online, interactive training tool that leads to Fabrication Certification.  

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

Composite Hose

Composite Hose

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Corrugated Metal Hose

Corrugated Metal Hose

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Fluoropolymer Hose

Fluoropolymer Hose

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Hydraulic Hose

Hydraulic Hose

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Industrial Hose

Industrial Hose

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STAMPED Form

All About STAMPED 

STAMPED is an acronym used in the industry, and considered an HSI Best Practice, to ensure the right hose is sourced and assembled to meet the application.  Seven areas of information have been identified as essential to ensuring the proper specifications are identified and met. 


Share the concept of STAMPED with your clients. Download this Informational worksheet that explains the seven areas of the required information.  

 Download STAMPED Worksheet


Need to do a short presentation on STAMPED for a client or trade group?  Download and co-brand this 15-20 minute presentation.  Use your expertise to customize the message to fit the audience.  

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You will never go wrong using STAMPED.  Download the fillable form, add your logo, save as a template, and make it available to your Team.

 Download STAMPED Form

HSI Regional Training 

NAHAD will host its third annual Hose Safety Institute Regional Training in Chicago, June 27-28, 2022. This program is designed to promote and develop an understanding and adoption of HSI guidelines and best practices in hose design and fabrication. Attendees will participate in a series of interactive presentations, visit distributor locations for hands-on exercises, and tour a manufacturer's warehouse.

Learn More and Register Here

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. 

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Hose Safety Institute Member Resources

Everything you need for a safer hose accessory industry.

The NAHAD Ducting Guide

The NAHAD Ducting Guide

This guide is intended to complement existing industry standards and federal regulations. This document aids Distributors and the end user in the selection of and recommended practices.

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Customer Guide: Evaluating Your Hose Assembly Distributor

Customer Guide: Evaluating Your Hose Assembly Distributor

This Customer Guide helps the HSI Distributor begin to distinguish themselves from the competition using STAMPED and a simple checklist.

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Guide: Understanding Hose Assembly Testing Requirements

Guide: Understanding Hose Assembly Testing Requirements

This Guide provides a quick review of hose assembly testing options and includes details and charts for each respective test.

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HSI Best Practices & Guidelines Detailed

HSI Best Practices & Guidelines Detailed

This Hose Safety Institute presentation provides an overview of hose safety best practices and guidelines that can be customized for an HSI members use.

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Working with an HSI Distributor Makes Plain Sense

Working with an HSI Distributor Makes Plain Sense

This presentation, which can be customized, outlines the business case for working with an HSI Distributor.

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Quick Tips: Change Management

Quick Tips: Change Management

Change Management is complicated. Use HSI Best Practices as your guide and follow these 5-steps...

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NAHAD Academy

NAHAD Academy offers members the opportunity to enhance and/or augment their on-boarding process, training and employee development programs. This solution offers employees anytime, anywhere access to online, interactive coursework.

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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



Hose Safety Institute Members

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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About the HSI Committee

About the HSI Committee

Get involved by joining the HSI (formally Standards) Committee. Do you believe strongly in advocating for industry best assembly practices? Then the Hose Safety Institute Committee is your home.

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