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Purchasing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

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Fire Engineering Training Digest – PPE Training GuideThis Training Guide should be mandatory reading for every firefighter. The information is of unparalleled importance. Purchasing Personal Protective Equipment - Article Highlight #3Self-direction and experience are vital attributes when undertaking the arduous task of selecting the PPE for a major fire department. One must also know what products are available, be familiar with OSHA andNFPA standards. The goal is to buy the best equipment while staying within budget. These guidelines, in principle, can be adapted for smaller departments.This article highlights “The Selection Process” from start to finish. About the Author:Andrew E. Pompe, CFPS,...

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