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Reflective Vests

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bobby Apr 14, 2009. 33 Replies

 

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The Moyer's left a comment for Jim
"Just wanted to say hello to a fellow Hoosier Firefighter...stay safe and keep in touch!"
Apr 15, 2009
Bobby replied to Jim's discussion Reflective Vests
"Anytime we are working on or within 10 feet the roadway we are required to wear traffic vests. We just flip through Galls magazines and find the cheapest. Look for vests that are ANSI Class 2 compliant and break away. People are saying lime green is…"
Apr 14, 2009
Scott Charles Peterson replied to Jim's discussion Reflective Vests
"We have the 5 point breakaway reflective vest. We are to wear them on any type of call on any highway. If we are in the HOT zone/using extracation equip we can take them off. We have them over top our bunkers ready to go and can easily be removed.…"
Apr 13, 2009
Tony P replied to Jim's discussion Reflective Vests
"It has been stated several times in this and other threads that the use of high visibility vests whilst working on rtoads is now a Federal Law in the USA. If that is the case, why would you need SOP's, SOG's or FD policies about their use?…"
Apr 13, 2009
james young replied to Jim's discussion Reflective Vests
"THE Dept im in has to wear vests we use 5 point tear away you have to wear them even if you do have turnout gear on except for fires"
Apr 13, 2009
Jeff Wright replied to Jim's discussion Reflective Vests
"We have a policy, If you are not involved in firefighting or vehicle rescue you must have your vest on even if you're in your PPE. After the fire is out or the rescue is finished your vest goes on. I got a e-mail from Harbor Freight today, they…"
Apr 13, 2009
Cory Deaton replied to Jim's discussion Reflective Vests
"On my dept. are moto is if your feet it the street your vest is in on your chest. All MVA we have our vest on over our bunker gear. On a structure fire if your the driver/engineer you are to put your vest on."
Apr 13, 2009
keith replied to Jim's discussion Reflective Vests
"we wear them on any road ways... unless your figthering a fire or operating rescue tools. We use the type that is all break way not sure what kind."
Apr 13, 2009

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Married with three daughters, One is starting her second year in collage, one will be starting cosmotology school in June 08, and one a senior in High school in the fall of 08.
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I always wanted to be Roy!!!.. Those old enought will know what I mean!
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At 10:41pm on August 4, 2008, Deanna said…
Hey fellow indianpolis f.f. Got to get in good with you, im on the hiring list for this year. :-) Tell Buckley I said hi when you see him, i grew up running around that fire house and police station. Stay Safe
 
 
 

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