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Appendix “ A ”. PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is the general term given to the protective clothing that is worn during a response to an incident. Levels of Protection. LEVEL A Vapor tight suit SCBA or Supplied Air HIGHEST LEVEL OF PROTECTION.

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Appendix a

Appendix “A”

PERSONALPROTECTIVEEQUIPMENT


Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is the general term given to the protective clothing that is worn during a response to an incident.


Levels of protection
Levels of Protection given to the protective clothing that is worn during a response to an incident.

LEVEL A

  • Vapor tight suit

  • SCBA or Supplied Air

  • HIGHEST LEVEL OF PROTECTION


Levels of protection1
Levels of Protection given to the protective clothing that is worn during a response to an incident.

LEVEL B

  • Splash Suit

  • SCBA or Supplied Air

  • Next to highest level of protection


Levels of protection2
Levels of Protection given to the protective clothing that is worn during a response to an incident.

LEVEL C

  • Splash Suit

  • Cartridge or canister APR

  • Minimal level of protection


Levels of protection3
Levels of Protection given to the protective clothing that is worn during a response to an incident.

LEVEL D

  • Work uniforms

  • Minimum protection


Knowing the suit s limitations is important for the safety of the responder
KNOWING THE SUIT given to the protective clothing that is worn during a response to an incident.’S LIMITATIONS IS IMPORTANT FOR THE SAFETY OF THE RESPONDER


The State of Ohio Security Task Force (SOSTF) has made available the First Responder Kit for escape from a hazardous materials incident


Purpose
PURPOSE available the First Responder Kit for escape from a hazardous materials incident

  • Personal protective clothing protects

    • From the rapid movement of a hazardous release

    • From accidental contact with a contaminated victim

  • The APR is donned for

    !!ESCAPE PURPOSES ONLY!!


Caution
CAUTION! available the First Responder Kit for escape from a hazardous materials incident

IN NO WAY DOES THIS EQUIPMENT INCREASE THE ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITY OF THE FIRST RESPONDER LEVEL AS DEFINED!


Respiratory protection standards
Respiratory Protection Standards available the First Responder Kit for escape from a hazardous materials incident

  • OSHA–employers are required to develop and implement a written respiratory protection program

    (29 CFR 1910.134)


Personal protective equipment ppe program
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Program available the First Responder Kit for escape from a hazardous materials incident

Must consist of the following criteria:

  • Policy & Procedures

  • Selection criteria for PPE

  • Maintenance & Storage

  • Decon & Disposal

  • Training & Fitting


Personal protective equipment ppe program1
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Program available the First Responder Kit for escape from a hazardous materials incident

Additionally:

  • Donning & Doffing Procedures

  • Inspection Procedures

  • PPE Hazards & Limitations

  • Program Elevation


Ppe respiratory protection training
PPE & Respiratory Protection available the First Responder Kit for escape from a hazardous materials incidentTraining

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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