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A head-to-toe safety blog from the experts at MSA Fire

Grant Tips: How To Describe Your Department and Coverage Area

When applying for grants, you might struggle to find the right words. Read this article from FireGrantsHelp for tips on how describe your department and area coverage by focusing on the basics.

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How To: Donning and Doffing Your Hood

Read this blog article to learn how education, training, and buddy checks in hood donning and doffing provide critical tools to help reduce the risk of exposure to fireground toxins.

What the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Means for Fire and EMS

The newly passed American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 is aimed at supporting the ongoing health and economic recovery efforts resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, with funding specifically for first responders and state and local governments. Read this full blog for more information.

MSA + O2X Workshop at Miami Dade Fire Rescue – Watch the Video!

In December 2020, Miami Dade Fire Rescue got to experience an O2X EAT SWEAT THRIVE Workshop sponsored by MSA. Check out the video for a recap of the workshop!

Factors that Drive Firefighter Boot Choices – What Does Research Say?

Firefighters today have a multitude of choices for footwear that conforms to NFPA 1971, Standard on Protective Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting. Read the full article and download our guide to help you choose the right boot for you.

PPE Funding for COVID-19: What the Latest Executive Order Includes

The recently signed executive order, “Memorandum to Extend Federal Support to Governors’ Use of the National Guard to Respond to COVID-19 and to Increase Reimbursement and Other Assistance Provided to States,” includes provisions for PPE funding available from FEMA. Read the full article for more details.