Name/TitleVajen Head Protector
About this objectHead protector used by rescue parties to remove victims overcome by gases in confirned areas.
Medium and Materialsleather, rubber, sheepskin, wood, metal, plastc and paper
MeasurementsHead piece: H x 53cm, W x 34cm
Pump H x 51cm, 19 cm (widest)
Subject and Association DescriptionAtmospheric air is pumped into the tank by a hand pump giving the wearer safe air to breathe for approx 1 hour. The head protector is made of leather and lined with sheepskin and includes a whistle.
CollectionSt John Ambulance Australia SA
Credit LineDonated by Adelaide Wallaroo Fertilizers Ltd.
Object number#2012.1 StJ