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									PPE & SCBA
                    Main Topics

   Basic PPE Identification
   PPE Function
   PPE Maintenance
   Types of SCBA’s at NLT
   SCBA Maintenance
       Structural Bunker Gear

                  NFPA 1971
 Standard on Protective Ensemble for Structural
                   Firefighting

This Includes:
 Bunker Coats
 Bunker Pants
 Bunker Boots
 Helmets
 Gloves
 Hoods
                          Labels

   Manufacturers Name
   Manufacturers Address
   Country of Manufacture
   Manufactures ID, Lot, or
    Serial Number
   Month and Year of
    Manufacture
   Model Name or Design
   Garment Materials
   Cleaning Procedures
             Structural Helmets

   Protects the head from
    impact
   Provides protection from
    heat and cold
   Provides secondary eye
    and neck protection
Eye Protection

          Provides protection from
           smoke
          Provides protection from
           debris

       Eye Protection Types:
        Safety Glasses

        Goggles

        Helmet Face Shields

        SCBA Masks
Helmet & Eye Protection Uses

   Collisions
   Structure Fires
   Vehicle Fires
   Dumpster Fires
   Brush Fires
   Grass Fires
   Technical Rescues
   Swift Water Rescues
   Medical Responses
   Hard Hat Areas
   Daily Station Duties
    Structural Hoods & Gloves

             Hoods:
   Provide ear protection
   Provide neck protection
   Provide some facial
    protection

            Gloves
   Provide protection from
    heat
   Provide protection from
    some hand injuries
        Bunker Coats & Pants

Three Different Layers:
 Outer Shell
 Moisture Barrier
 Thermal Barrier


Protects You From:
 Direct flame contact
 Hot water and vapors
 Radiant Heat
 Some sharp objects
 Cold Weather
 Toxic exposures
                  Bunker Boots

Two Types:
 Rubber Boots

 Leather Boots



Protects Your Feet From:
 Falling objects

 Hot embers

 Penetrating injuries

 Some radiant heat and
  direct flame contact
           Structural Gear Uses

   Structure Fires
   Vehicle Fires
   Dumpster Fires
   Collisions
   Brush and Grass Fires (if that’s all you have with you)
   Minor HAZMAT Incidents
   Minor WMD Concerns
               Wildland Gear

                  NFPA 1977
 Standard on Protective Clothing and Equipment
             for Wildland Firefighting

This Includes:
 Gloves

 Goggles

 Brush Coats and Pants

 Helmets and Hoods

 Boots
              Wildland Helmets

   Protects your head from
    falling objects
   Protects your head from hot
    embers
   Protects your head from
    some radiant heat
      Wildland Hoods & Gloves

             Hoods:
   Provide ear protection
   Provide neck protection
   Provide some facial
    protection

            Gloves
   Provide protection from
    heat
   Provide protection from
    some hand injuries
      Wildland Coats and Pants

    Wildland coats and pants
    are only one layer primarily
    made up of cotton, treated
    cotton, or inherently flame
    resistant materials.

    Wildland Coats and Pants
    protect you from:
   Some radiant heat
   Hot embers
   Cold Weather
   Some toxic exposures
                 Wildland Boots

   Wildland Boots are
    generally leather boots

Protects Your Feet From:
 Falling objects

 Hot embers

 Penetrating injuries

 Some radiant heat and
  direct flame contact
            Wildland Gear Uses

   Grass Fires
   Brush Fires
                Gear Maintenance

Gear Inspection: Once a Month

   Proper Fit
   Functioning buttons
   Functioning zippers
   Functioning velcro
   Reflective Tape
   Clean
   Check the in service dates
   Any obvious signs of degradation
   Keep gear out of direct sun light
                         SCBA’s

Four Primary Functions:

   Protects from oxygen deficiency
   Protects from elevated temperatures
   Protects from smoke
   Protects from toxic atmospheres (with or without fire)
                    SCBA’s

Three Types of SCBA’s:

   Drager
   Scott
   MSA
                      SCBA’s

Drager:

   On very few trucks
   Heavy
   Bulky
   30 min. cylinders
   Non-integrated PASS
    devices
   Old
                        SCBA’s

Scott:

   Mostly on back up trucks
   Light weight
   Less Bulky
   30 min. cylinders
   Integrated PASS device
                        SCBA’s

MSA:

   On all first out engines
   Light weight
   Less bulky
   45 min. cylinders
   Integrated PASS devices
   Voice amplified masks
Components of SCBA’s
            SCBA Maintenance

SCBA Inspection: Every Day

   Proper Fit (Pull out straps)
   Obvious signs of degradation
   Cylinder Pressure
   Cleanliness
   Operate the PASS device
   Operate the mask
        Medical Response Gear

   Gloves
   Eye Protection
   Mask (if needed)
   Medical Gear
                    Conclusion

   Know your gear
   Know when to use it
   Know how to use it
   Use it properly
   Take care of it




    It could mean the difference between
              LIFE AND DEATH!!!
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