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NIOSH Blog Reviews Improved Criteria for Emergency Medical Protective Clothing

Jan 29, 2009

The NIOSH Science Blog is currently focusing on the topic of "Improved Criteria for Emergency Medical Protective Clothing."
The NIOSH Science Blog facilitates directed discussion on a specific topic. The current topic for discussion is "Improved Criteria for Emergency Medical Protective Clothing." Over one million firefighters and an additional 500,000 Emergency Medical Technicians and other first responders are engaged in emergency medical service (EMS) operations. NIOSH research has led to revised standards for personal protective equipment for EMS workers and, in turn, new equipment and products providing a level of protection not previously available to thenation's EMS responders. To view the discussion, click here.