Originally Posted by LuciferMutt
A piece of abbrasion resistant and/or armored gear over every piece of your body. Pretty simple. Covering for your feet, legs, torso, arms, hands and face/head. I don't really understand what is confusing about this. Ever heard of the belt sander test? You're not ATG if you're not OK with some dude taking a running belt sander with 40 grit paper on it to any part of your body...
Jeans, unless you are wearing armor underneath them or are kevlar lined or similar, don't count.
I don't disagree with you, but you could also say the same thing about impact protection, the majority of serious injuries are impact related, not abrasion.