What about other protective equipment?

There may be a need for protective equipment where first aiders have to enter dangerous atmospheres. Protective equipment should be securely stored near the first aid box, in the first aid room or the hazard area, as appropriate. Access to the equipment should be restricted to those trained in its use.

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