Thursday, March 31, 2011

Properly Fitting PPEs (personal protection gear)

Firefighters have to wear what we refer to as PPEs (personal protective gear) when we fight fires and while responding to other emergencies such as hazardous materials, medical emergencies and a whole host of other alarms.

PPE fit must be proper in order to provide the advertised protection. But that fit doesn't always work out. Here are some photos of PPEs that do not fit properly...

What can I say.

Until next time....

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