by , on March 10, 2015

 Thousands of inadequate firefighter PPE were given to Korean firefighters two years ago.

Until recently, the PPE were still being used in the front lines.

Approximately 5,300 suits did not pass the quality inspection test.  Yet the Korea Fire Institute had put their stamp of approval on them as having passed.

How these suits passed inspection and why they were distributed are still a mystery.

Read the story here.

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Elisa Sellars
About author:
Elisa has a background in education and language. She writes for the e-Hazard blog and is the adult education consultant for Train the Trainer classes.

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