Learn the features and limitations of protective clothing used by firefighters in emergency response situations.
"Hazmat WMD Self Protection for Firefighters" DVD studies the use of personal protective clothing and personal protective equipment, including respiratory protection and chemical protective clothing. It is designed for firefighters and hazmat team members. NOTE: Click here for the Law Enforcement version of this program.
Topics covered include:
Why protective equipment is necessary
Features and limitations of different types of respiratory protection
Respiratory protection used for WMD incidents
EPA levels of protective ensembles
Standards for chemical protective clothing
Donning and doffing PPE
Inspecting and storing PPE
Medical considerations when using PPE
Avoiding heat stress
Package includes DVD plus CD Rom with Instructor's Resources: 4 short Power Point presentations ideal for roll call training, Post Seminar quiz, and pertinent documents in .pdf format.