Wildland firefighter personal protective equipment (PPE) provides protection against external thermal threats to prevent burn injuries, while transferring internally generated heat to minimize heat stress injuries. Balancing the level of protection against these two threats is critical for responders during wildland fire operations.
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: Specialized Clothing, NFPA 1975 or NFPA 2112
AEL Number: 01LE-02-BDUS
SAVER Project: Wildland Firefighter Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)