A head-to-toe safety blog from the experts at MSA Fire
How Much Do You Know About SCBA Cylinder Options?
The SCBA that firefighters depend on every day must be certified to all of the respiratory protection and functional requirements set forth in NFPA 1981, Standard on Open-Circuit Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) for Emergency Services, and NIOSH 42 CFR 84.
Webinar – How Changes in the New NFPA Standards for Turnout Gear and SCBA Will Affect the Fire Service
In this MSA-sponsored webinar, firefighter experts Jeff Stull and Battalion Chief Matthew Cox will discuss the upcoming standard and changes fire departments will encounter, as well as how they may affect purchase decisions. The discussion will include how the NFPA process works to address firefighter protection needs, the significant changes that will be applied in NFPA 1971 and NFPA 1981, and overall implications for the new standards for the fire service.
Connected Firefighter Platform Helps Keep Teams Safe, Accountable and Able to Make Data-Driven Decisions on the Fireground
Is there any more terrifying radio traffic on a fire scene than “Mayday, mayday, mayday!”? What comes next? The IC attempts to pinpoint the firefighter’s last known location and condition over the radio – provided the firefighter can continue to communicate verbally – activates the RIT and sends them off in search of the firefighter in distress, all while trying their best to continue with the original scene operation.
Implications of the New NFPA 1970 Standard Addressing Turnout Gear and SCBA
Announcing Winners in MSA’s 2023 Globe Gear Giveaway
MSA, DuPont Personal Protection, and the National Volunteer Fire Council have partnered since 2012 to donate new gear to departments in need through MSA and DuPont’s Globe Gear Giveaway. In 2023, 13 volunteer fire departments will be selected to receive four new sets of turnout gear and four new helmets each.