Co-founder of The Tent Sean Barrett shows EMS personnel how to use the new PPE during a workshop.
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New PPE introduced to local emergency responders

A new form of personal protective equipment made its way to the northeast region as the creators of “The Tent” held introductory and training workshops for local emergency medical services personnel

Founded by Rich Theriault — who is from Lynn — and Sean Barrett, The Tent is a transparent covering that fits over a gurney, offering continuous protection for EMS workers from the emergency site to the hospital.

The patent-pending, made-in-America device is designed to protect patients, EMS and healthcare professionals from airborne hazards during medical transportation and care. 

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