individual protective equipment

individual protective equipment

In nuclear, biological, and chemical warfare, the personal clothing and equipment required to protect an individual from biological and chemical hazards and some nuclear effects.
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The Table 4 shows the individual protective equipment adopted by the subjects during their vacations: 69.8% of the subjects never wore protective clothing, 24.5% never used sunscreens during their vacation time, 54.7% never wore a brimmed hat and 36.5% never used protective sunglasses.
As a member of a paramilitary unit with a go-to-war mission, each KSC receives Army combat uniforms, individual protective equipment, and a full set of organizational clothing and individual equipment.
Instead of the piecemeal approach to designing individual protective equipment, the Defense Department needs to begin with a clean slate by looking at requirements across all services and then evaluating emerging technologies on the basis of demonstrated, as opposed to theoretical, potential.
ICEMP uses Training Resource Management dollars to purchase, store and issue 10 basic individual protective equipment items to Soldiers deploying for at least 12 months to Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait or other OCONUS locations.
For example, while on descent into the Air Base at about 10,000 feet, the pilot instructed us to don our individual protective equipment and secure our weapons.
Inspection areas include hazardous materials storage; shop operations; shop safety boards; individual protective equipment; spill kits; steam cleaners; battery shop operations; tire machines; and current safety-of-use messages, ground precautionary messages, and maintenance advisory messages.
military personnel who may arrive without full individual protective equipment.
Individual Protective Equipment. These items include face and body shields (ballistic and riot control types), shin and knee guards, and other protective garments as they become available.

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