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07/02/2012

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Edilberto Durano

Yes! The safety of our firemen should be guaranteed. And their equipments and apparatus should be check regularly so it could not jeopardize their lives.
Ed of SmokeSpec.com

Harrington Group, Inc.

NIST did a recent study aimed to improve the standards of personal protection equipment that was sponsored by the U.S. Fire Administration. The study utilized realistic fire scenarios to further explore the correlation between equipment criteria and firefighting conditions. While much was learned through the study, NIST indicated in that “more experiments are needed to understand the thermal degradation and more definitely predict the conditions that are likely to cause a facepiece lens failure”.

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