Personal Protective Equipment during cleanup of residential wildfire debris

July 12, 2017

3M Technical Data Bulletin

Proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the aftermath of a wildfire is a critical component in the safe cleanup of fire debris. Selection of PPE depends on both anticipated hazards and the tasks to be performed. In residential cleanup situations, the severity of damage, age of the home and intended remediation must be considered when determining what hazards may be present and the appropriate PPE. PPE must always be used in combination with safe work practices and in accordance with all user instructions and warnings to help ensure a safe cleanup. 

 

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