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Current Ebola Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
PERFORMANCE DATA
Normal Work Duration: 40 mins
Decontamination Time: 20 mins
Rest, Hydration and Heat Stress Rehab: 60 - 80 mins
PPE Don/Doff Cycles per shift: 4
TOTAL HEALTH CARE DELIVERY DU

Current Ebola Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) PERFORMANCE DATA Normal Work Duration: 40 mins Decontamination Time: 20 mins Rest, Hydration and Heat Stress Rehab: 60 - 80 mins PPE Don/Doff Cycles per shift: 4 TOTAL HEALTH CARE DELIVERY DU

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Jab ... we have already begun supplying our TechKewl Cooling Vest to Ebola First responders throughout the world . We do not have any details on which response personnel are using them or in which country they are being deployed. If/when we get details, we will be sure to share. We continue to receive numerous inquiries from other foreign governments about deploying our Cooling Vests in West Africa. We are kind of surprised at the US's slow response considering the urgent need for heat stress protection in West Africa.

Carilyn ... thanks for the suggestion. We actually make calf and forearm coolers for some specific users battling heat stress. We have found that cooling the torso area provides the most comfort and protection against heat stress. Our Cooling Vests are fully adjustable with both girth and height adjustments. Our Cooling Vests are worn snuggly on the torso leaving the user full mobility of their arms and legs.

Rainier ... thanks for the questions. We have been designing and manufacturing Phase Change Cooling Vests for 15 years. Our products are sold in 50+ countries worldwide and they are deployed by a wide variety of users including First Responders, HazMat Teams, Fire Fighters, Military Personnel, Mascots/Costumers, Medical Staff, Nuclear Plant Employees and other PPE users facing heat stress challenges. I would estimate that we have over 150,000 units currently in use. The scenario I outlined is an estimate based on an ambient temperature of 95F and humidity of 95% for someone who is 6 ft and 180 lbs. Heat is absorbed from the body into the 58F Cool Pax that are deployed inside the Cooling Vest. Let me know if you have additional questions.