More Than You Paid For

Brehm, Donna
June 2005
Fire Chief;Jun2005, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p74
Trade Publication
The article reports that the nonprofit organization National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has set-up a task group to develop recommendations for a long-term strategy to address restructuring of NFPA protective clothing and equipment standards. This project will lock at all nine protective clothing standards within the project. By exploring the barriers to ensemble or equipment use, be they subjective or objective, the NFPA task group will evaluate constructive ways to overcome those barriers. The goal is to increase the use of appropriate protective clothing and reduce exposures and injuries to emergency service providers.


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