Modern Firefighting Hoods: Pros and Cons
Date & Time
Saturday, October 12, 2019, 9:45 AM - 11:15 AM
The hood is an essential component of our PPE. With recent concerns of chemical exposure on the fireground, hoods have been developed with various technologies to reduce exposure to soot and other fireground contaminants. The presenter will examine these hoods and their possible tradeoffs related to heat stress, movement, and hearing.