PPE Care and Maintenance #1931 (Instructor Guide)

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This training session is a PowerPoint presentation and skill demonstration. The presentation is an instructor lead discussion that reviews the importance of proper use and care of personal protective equipment for structural firefighting. The lesson reviews NFPA standards for structural firefighting PPE; 1971 and 1851. The lesson discusses the importance of proper care of the gear including selection, inspection, and storage. The procedure for inspection and cleaning of the PPE is reviewed including washing, drying, and repairing. The inspection procedure is demonstrated by the instructor and performed by the student. The student is able to describe how to conduct routine maintenance and care of PPE by the end of the lesson.