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Personal Protective EquipmentVapors, gases, and particulates from hazardous substance response activities place response personnel at riskFor this reason, response personnel must wear appropriate personal protective clothing and equipment whenever they are near the siteThe more that is known about the hazards at a release site, the easier

Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Protective Clothing Information Joint Service Lightweight Integrated Suit Technology Chemical Protective OvergarmentThe JSLIST (hereafter referred to as the CPO) has a service life of days, of which days is the maximum wear time.

Standards RegulationsAR (Chapter Personal Protective Equipment) CFR Subpart I Personal Protective EquipmentAppendix A References for Further Information (non mandatory) Appendix B Non mandatory Compliance Guidelines for Hazard Assessment and Personal Protective Equipment Selection CFR General Requirements.

Coveralls, chemical resistant boot covers, face shield and or hard hat (under suit), optionally, as applicableCConsists of an air purifying respirator (APR) and non encapsulated chemical resistant clothing, gloves, and bootsProvides the same level of skin protection as Level B, with a lower level of respiratory protection.

Wear gauntlet type cuff leather gloves or protective sleeves of similar material, to protect wrists and forearmsLeather is a good electrical insulator if kept dryUsing a shield can help keep any sparks spray away from your clothingWear leather aprons to protect your chest and lap from sparks when standing or sittingWear layers of clothing.