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Control measure

Personal protective equipment (PPE): Cryogenic gloves

Control measure knowledge

There may be specialist personal protective equipment (PPE) available on site, such as cryogenic gloves. The compatibility of specialist PPE with fire and rescue service PPE should be assessed before use.

Strategic actions

Fire and rescue services should:
  • Ensure that information about equipment that generates extreme cold, including availability of suitable PPE, is included in SSRI

Tactical actions

Incident commanders should:
  • Liaise with the responsible person for information about the availability of on-site specialist PPE for extreme cold

  • Consider the use of suitable specialist PPE that is compatible with fire and rescue service PPE