PASS Changes in Store

March 2007
Fire Chief;Mar2007, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p11
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The article reports on the move of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in updating the Personal Alert Safety System (PASS) in the U.S. The upgrade came following the reports that exposure to high fire temperature may cause the loudness of the alarm signal. PASS are devices that were originally designed to signal for aid via an audible alarm signal if a fire fighter becomes incapacitated on the fire ground.


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