Hazmat: Detection and Metering for Civilian Rescue While Wearing Turnout Gear

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In this Homegrown Training Minutes segment, Jeff Chandler reviews some methods of evaluating the environment when firefighters wearing only full PPE and on air attempt to rescue a civilian from a potential hazardous materials scene.

Thanks to Jay Alvaran for video editing.

These videos are for training demonstration purposes only. When you perform these techniques at emergency scenes and evolutions, be sure to wear full PPE and adhere to your agency’s procedures and policies.


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