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What are the safety issues regarding wearing nylon stocking as a female fire fighter?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Synthetics should not be worn under turnout gear as they can melt at high temperatures and often do not breathe as well as cotton or a blend.
In high temperature situations if the material next to the skin does not breathe sweat can build up and become steam and burn the skin....

In brief: Burns

Synthetics should not be worn under turnout gear as they can melt at high temperatures and often do not breathe as well as cotton or a blend.
In high temperature situations if the material next to the skin does not breathe sweat can build up and become steam and burn the skin....
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