THE SCENE

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

Changes to NFPA 1951 that Impact Technical Rescue Helmets

Changing dynamics in the fire industry have given rise to changes in NFPA standards and, consequently, to changes in PPE designed to protect firefighters from hazards they encounter on the job. Read the full article to learn how this impacts Technical Rescue Helmets.

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3 Factors to Consider when Purchasing Your Particulate-Protective Hood

While coverage against these harmful elements is a necessity, particulate-protective hoods must not restrict a firefighter’s movement or cause heat buildup. Firefighters should consider a light weight particulate-protective hood that offers these three critical properties: Comfort, situational awareness, and breathability.

Final Winners Announced in MSA’s 2021 Globe Gear Giveaway

MSA, DuPont, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) team up to help volunteer fire departments obtain much-needed gear through MSA’s and DuPont’s Globe Gear Giveaway. Read the full article to see who received awards in October, November, and December.

FEMA Extends Application Period for FY 2021 AFG

Citing issues with its website for the AFG program, FEMA has extended the application period for FY 2021 until 5:00 p.m. ET on January 21, 2022.

Frequently Asked Questions: LUNAR™ Connected Device

Do you still have questions about LUNAR? For example, what about price and funding, or how the connectivity actually works? Here are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.

How to Choose a Thermal Imaging Camera for Your Department

Investing in one or more thermal imaging cameras is one of the most important safety decisions your fire department will make. MSA offers three options to fit fire departments’ TIC needs: the Evolution® 6000, the G1 SCBA iTIC, and the LUNAR™ Connected Device.