February 2009 Product Round up: PPE
By EMS1 Staff
EMS1 is focusing on news and information about Personal Protective Equipment throughout the month of February 2009. Check out some of these great products currently on the site:
Emergency Response Jacket with CROSSTECH® Fabric from Blauer
This NFPA 1999 Certified jacket features a durable ripstop nylon shell with patented breathable printed backcoating and the waterproof, windproof, breathable CROSSTECH® fabring lining for blood, body fluid, and common chemical resistance. This jacked is also ASTM F903 Certified to resist 5 common accident scene chemicals and is authorized for purchase under the Homeland Security Grant Program & Fire Act Grant as PPE. Other features include seams sealed with GORE-SEAM® tape, SCOTCHLITE™ piping and abrasion-resistant illumiNITE™ reflective trim for nighttime safety. For more information, call 800-225-6715 or visit www.blauer.com.
Globe LifeLine EMSRESCUE™ Pants with CROSSTECH® EMS Fabric Lining
Specialized CROSSTECH® EMS fabric is a bi-component membrane consisting of a PTFE impregnated with a hydrophilic compound laminated to a lightweight texturized polyester woven fabric. This fabric is highly breathable, resistant to blood, body fluids and common chemicals and waterproof. Long, zippered openings on each leg allow the pants to go on and off easily over shoes or boots, and the elasticized waistband and cargo pockets provide comfort and functionality. These pants meet and exceed the NFPA 1999 Standard on Protective Clothing for Emergency Medical Operations. For more information, call 800-232-8323 or visit www.globefiresuits.com/lifeline.
LA Police Gear Now Featuring Specials on 5.11 Tactical Fire & EMS Gear
All 5.11 Products are built to offer lasting performance, durability and comfort. The authentic 5.11 Tactical Line serves Fire/EMS professionals and it has consistently held up against the most abrasive and roughest physical conditions. Accept no imitations or look-alikes; the authentic 5.11 Tactical Line features pants and jackets you can depend on in the toughest of physical elements. The new 5.11 Tactical EMS EMT Pants and Tactical Job Shirts are especially well received new items. Check them out!
Learn more at www.lapolicegear.com or call 866-973-1911.
For more information on PPE, visit the EMS1 Personal Protective Equipment Category at www.ems1.com/ems-products/personal-protective-equipment-ppe.