HAZMAT SUITS LEVEL A B C D

HAZMAT SUITS LEVEL A B C D - (encapsulating or...

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HAZMAT SUITS Level A suits are vapor -tight, providing total encapsulation and a high level of protection against direct and airborne chemical contact. They are typically worn with a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) enclosed within the suit. Level B suits are not vapor-tight and thus provide a lesser level of protection. Level B suits are worn with an SCBA, which may be inside or outside of the suit, depending on the type of suit
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Unformatted text preview: (encapsulating or non-encapsulating). Level C includes coveralls or splash suits providing a lesser level of protection than Level B and are typically worn with a respirator or gas mask only. Level D also exists, but does not constitute a 'hazmat suit', requiring only specific work clothing and eye (splash) protection....
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2011 for the course NURS 504 taught by Professor Culley during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.

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