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Pittsburgh EMS personnel conducted training on contaminated patients utilizing SCBA, respirators and antidotes


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PITTSBURGH — EMS personnel with the Pittsburgh Bureau of EMS recently completed training on hazardous materials response, providing care to contaminated patients, and utilizing a the wide range of antidotes paramedics carry

Every Pittsburgh EMS Medic Unit is equipped with structural firefighting gear, chemical protective suits, SCBA and air purifying respirators.