Personal cooling systems are worn underneath personal protective equipment (PPE) and provide sufficient cooling to sustain the user during an operational period. These systems are used by responders to prevent heat stress injuries when operating in environments that require the use of PPE.
Please contact NUSTL@hq.dhs.gov regarding access to the following additional documents: Focus Group Report, Assessment Report, and Analysis Report on Personal Cooling Systems.
Find this project in the FEMA Authorized Equipment List and InterAgency Board Interactive Standardized Equipment List.
AEL Category, Title, Number, and Project:
AEL Category: 01. Personal Protective Equipment
AEL Title: Garment/Vest/Device, Cooling
AEL Number: 01ZA-06-COOL
SAVER Project: Personal Cooling Systems