Donning and Doffing Personal Protective Equipment

Credit Hours:  3
Approximate reading time: 0.5 Hours
Approximate online time: 0.5 Hours

You Must Be Signed In To View This Program.

Disclaimer- NFPA and other resource editions cited within the CFITrainer.Net site were current as of the release of the respective modules. The field of fire investigation and its guiding documents are constantly evolving and it is incumbent upon the fire investigator to remain up to date with the guidance in the current editions of the documents referenced in all modules on CFITrainer.Net, regardless of which edition was used in the writing of the module.
Program Abstract

Personal protective equipment, including respiratory protection, must be worn at every fire scene. The PPE selected must be appropriate to the hazards of each scene. Proper PPE must be worn correctly and consistently to confer its designed protection. This module provides guidance on the use of personal protective equipment to mitigate hazards at the post-fire scene, focusing on respiratory protection, including how to properly don that protection and remove (doff) it to minimize exposure and contamination.

A video version of the lesson content in this module is available on the CFITrainer.Net Resources page. The video version is intended for classroom and group presentations. A certificate of completion with continuing education credit is available only for the module version.

CFITrainer.Net recommends that you review other safety modules, including:

For a full list of modules that include safety topics, please use the Available Programs filtering feature and select the Topic filter, then Safety.

85 Available Training Programs View All




Answer Required


Promo Video



Get Started

CFITrainer.Net is the online resource for training fire investigators at all levels. The broad-based training modules assist fire investigators in meeting the topical areas contained in NFPA 1033, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigators. In addition to individual program training, CFITrainer.Net offers multi program training certification, fire investigation podcasts, the Fire Scene Evidence Guide, and the latest fire investigation news. Register online to get started.