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The growing abuse of fentanyl and other opioids has led to new dangers for law enforcement and emergency medical personnel. When conducting investigations of “pill mills” and production labs, wearing the appropriate protective apparel can help limit exposure to these highly potent chemicals.
Brief summary of the US EPA's (Environmental Protection Agency) "Level's of Protection (LOP)" as applicable to those individuals involved in handling hazardous materials. LOP's are based on the type of respiratory protection required to ensure the safety of the user under the specified conditions of use.