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1 HazMat/WMD Awareness Appendix slide 1 Appendix A PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

2 HazMat/WMD Awareness Appendix slide 2 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is the general term given to the protective clothing that is worn during a response to an incident.

3 HazMat/WMD Awareness Appendix slide 3 Levels of Protection LEVEL A Vapor tight suit SCBA or Supplied Air HIGHEST LEVEL OF PROTECTION

4 HazMat/WMD Awareness Appendix slide 4 Levels of Protection LEVEL B Splash Suit SCBA or Supplied Air Next to highest level of protection

5 HazMat/WMD Awareness Appendix slide 5 Levels of Protection LEVEL C Splash Suit Cartridge or canister APR Minimal level of protection

6 HazMat/WMD Awareness Appendix slide 6 Levels of Protection LEVEL D Work uniforms Minimum protection

7 HazMat/WMD Awareness Appendix slide 7 KNOWING THE SUIT S LIMITATIONS IS IMPORTANT FOR THE SAFETY OF THE RESPONDER

8 HazMat/WMD Awareness Appendix slide 8 The State of Ohio Security Task Force (SOSTF) has made available the First Responder Kit for escape from a hazardous materials incident

9 HazMat/WMD Awareness Appendix slide 9 PURPOSE 1. Personal protective clothing protects From the rapid movement of a hazardous release From accidental contact with a contaminated victim 2.The APR is donned for !! ESCAPE PURPOSES ONLY!!

10 HazMat/WMD Awareness Appendix slide 10 CAUTION! IN NO WAY DOES THIS EQUIPMENT INCREASE THE ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITY OF THE FIRST RESPONDER LEVEL AS DEFINED!

11 HazMat/WMD Awareness Appendix slide 11 Respiratory Protection Standards OSHA – employers are required to develop and implement a written respiratory protection program (29 CFR )

12 HazMat/WMD Awareness Appendix slide 12 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Program Must consist of the following criteria: Policy & Procedures Selection criteria for PPE Maintenance & Storage Decon & Disposal Training & Fitting

13 HazMat/WMD Awareness Appendix slide 13 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Program Additionally: Donning & Doffing Procedures Inspection Procedures PPE Hazards & Limitations Program Elevation

14 HazMat/WMD Awareness Appendix slide 14 PPE & Respiratory Protection Training When you are provided with the First Responder Kit for hazardous materials response, you will be fit-tested and given further training in the use of this equipment.


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