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5 reasons firefighters need Lightweight PPE
Wearing lighter gear that provides more ease of movement can go a long way in reducing the risk of heat stress for firefighters.
Your structural firefighting protective ensemble, aka your turnout gear or PPE, is a marvel of design engineering that meets its primary objective – protecting you from the thermal hazards of structural firefighting – extremely well. But are you aware of the risk to your health and well-being that also comes with working in your PPE?