2015 PPE Symposium March 16-18, 2015 Sheraton Raleigh Hotel

NFPA Raleigh Fire Department F.I.E.R.O. PPE Symposium

Diamond Sponsors:

Host Hotel - Sheraton Raleigh Hotel 421 South Salisbury Street Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone: (919) 834-9900

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The Symposium is designed to be a hard hitting, factual series of presentations about the PPE that most firefighters use on a regular basis.

Future symposiums will address other less often used items and provide more detail on the subjects of the first symposium. A CD of the presentations will be provided to attendees. There is a maximum of 300 participants.

Fire service participants should gain an understanding of the following:

  • PPE design & performance
  • PPE testing & certification
  • Selecting & purchasing PPE
  • PPE usage & storage
  • PPE cleaning & repairing
  • Sizing PPE
  • PPE interfaces
  • PPE limitations
  • Emerging PPE trends
  • Retiring PPE
  • Managing a PPE program
  • Legal issues involved in selecting, maintaining and using PPE
  • Establish a network of peers and experts for future reference
Gear storage

Target Audience is Emergency Services including:

  • Firefighters
  • PPE Committees
  • Training Officers
  • Safety Officers
  • Purchasing/Supply Officers
  • Chief Officers
  • Company Officers
  • Board Members
  • Elected Officials
  • Labor Leaders

FireRescue Magazine is the official publication sponsor of the Fire PPE Symposium. Visit them at firefighternation.com.
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