THE SCENE

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

Download – FY2020 AFG PPE Project Guide

Applications to the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program for PPE have consistently been one of the two top activities requested under the Firefighter Operations grant category. To assist you in formulating your application for PPE, read this blog article and download the AFG FY2020 PPE Project Guide.

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Fire Product Cleaning Guidance: New Site from MSA Fire

At MSA, we recognize that clean PPE can help keep you safe. In order to provide important information, MSA has created an all new Fire product cleaning guidance site. Read this article to learn more.

Grant Tips: Priority vs. Need in the AFG Program Grant Award Process

Understand the role of funding priorities and individual department needs in award decisions.

More Winners Announced in MSA’s 2020 Globe Gear Giveaway

MSA, DuPont, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) have teamed up again to help volunteer fire departments obtain much-needed gear through MSA’s Globe Gear Giveaway. Read this article to learn more about the latest winners.

Impact of Select PPE Design Elements and Repeated Laundering in Firefighter Protection from Smoke Exposure

As the fire service becomes more aware of the potential health effects from occupational exposure to hazardous contaminants, personal protective equipment (PPE) manufacturers, and fire departments have responded by developing and implementing improved means of firefighter protection, including more frequent laundering of PPE after exposures. Read this article for more information.

The Importance of Cleaning SCBA Soft Goods and How the G1 SCBA Makes It Easy

The fire service industry and MSA recognize that clean PPE can help keep you safe. With the G1 SCBA, soft goods can be easily removed for enhanced cleaning protocols, to help support head to toe health. In addition, G1 Soft Goods Kits are available separately, to serve as a second set of soft goods. Read this article to learn more.