Tactics in the fire service have changed. It used to be that firefighters stopped the fire at the building. But now they’re going in deeper to stop the fire at the room of origin.
PPE is a critical line of defense against the dangerous environment in which firefighters perform their duties. Firefighters need training not only on the performance of their gear and proper donning and doffing but also on the limitations of their gear.
This video will provide important information on:
- How bunker gear is designed to work
- Why fit is important
- The reasons to conduct a risk assessment before selecting gear
- How to properly inspect bunker gear