History of Gas Masks
By Kayla Redenius
- This mask was made to protect people from inhaling airborne pollutants and toxic gases.
- The gas mask doesn't protect gases the skin can absorb.
- Gas masks can be used for wars, fire fighters, painters, and anyone that is exposed to dangerous gases.
- The gas mask was invented to protect the soldiers from hazardous gases.
- Gas masks now days are used for painting and firefighting versus back when we used them for war.
- The gas mask is known as a "air-purifying respirator" because they filter out the gases so you don't breath them in.
- When wars were going on, the children were instructed to keep their masks with them at all time and gas masks were a daily feature of life at school.
- Gas masks can also be used on dogs and horse to protect them also during a war.
1914 - first gas mask invention by Garrett Morgan
At first the gas masks were plain but now the gas masks are complex.
Gas masks were used during wars to protect the soldiers from dangerous gases.
They can be used for painting to prevent you from the strong chemicals.
There are gas masks for people with glasses so they can see when they wear the gas mask.