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Protective Equipment

John introduces new beekeepers to the fundamentals of bee veils, gloves and bee suits. 

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  1. What is a very basic piece of beekeeping safety equipment that should always be used?
  2. Do veils and gloves come in a variety of styles?
  3. Is all safety equipment meant to be worn?
  4. Should safety equipment be used whenever a beekeeper opens one of his colonies?