Posted on August 09 2017
The opioid epidemic has spilled over and consumed populations across the country. This crisis has taken the lives of many who use and sell opioids like heroin and fentanyl, yet we do not hear about those who are fighting to get these chemicals off the street and how they are protecting themselves from accidental overdose or worse. With the overwhelming surge of fentanyl overdose related deaths, it is vital for first responders and those who handle apprehending and processing these deadly substances to protect themselves and those nearby.
Mountainside Medical Equipment has taken crucial steps in order to develop and supply those who witness this epidemic on a regular basis the tools that they need to keep themselves out of harm’s way. This allows them the opportunity to perform in the field in a safe manner, minimizing the risk of contamination all with one kit.
This USA made kit meets and even exceeds CDC Recommendations for handling Fentanyl and Heroin and is FDA approved.
This extremely significant kit includes:
1 -Kimberly Clark A40 Kleenguard Liquid & Particle Protection Coveralls XL (other sizes available)
1 -3M P100 Particulate Respirator with Filters (NIOSH Approved)
2 Each -Black Nitrile Gloves (Powder free) Medical Grade
2 Each- 16 Inch Sleeve length Maximum Protection Chemical Purple Nitrile Gloves (X-Large)
1 - Splash Resistant Protective Goggles (adjustable head strap)
1 - FDA Complainant and UN/DOT certified Transport container made with a High Density Polyethylene (HDPE)
This kit is an essential piece of equipment that all first responders need with them in order to reduce the risk of contamination, illness, and fatality. As the US attempts to face and battle this treacherous epidemic, we must make sure that those who are on the scene coming face to face with these chemicals are protected and prepared to the fullest.
Kits can be purchased HERE.
Note: All kits can be customized to accommodate state guidelines or meet any special requirements you might have. Just give us a call toll free @ 1-888-687-4334.
Chemical and Drug Containment and Transport Containers can be purchase HERE.
Read more about our Chemical and Drug Containment and Transport Containers HERE.