BEST Complex houses state of the art rescue facilities for industrial training that offers basic rescue, confined space rescue and high/low angle rescue evolutions typical in many refineries, chemical plants and other industries.
Personal Protective Equipment and Clothing
This level of protection is the minimum requirement for the following hands-on training: Live-fire extinguisher training, incipient level live-fire training, Rescue training (minus the FRC requirement), HAZMAT training (minus the FRC requirement). This level is comprised of all Level 1 requirements plus the following:
- Approved Fire Retardant Clothing for upper and lower body. This must be worn as the outer most layer of clothing.
- NFPA-approved helmet with the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) faceshield, or NFPA-approved goggles, or both. Goggles are not recommended for use during exterior fire training activities; or American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z.89-approved hardhat (for non-live fire training activities)
- ANSI standard Z.87 approved safety glasses with side shields (for non-live fire training activities)
- NFPA-approved steel toe firefighter’s boots or ANSI Z.41-approved steel toe safety boots.
- NFPA-approved firefighter’s gloves or suitable work gloves for the training activities.