THE SCENE

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

How to Launder Firefighting Hoods to Help Reduce Cross Contamination

Laundering your hood after every exposure to products of combustion is important – but so is doing it in accordance with the NFPA 1851 standard and the manufacturer’s instructions. Read this article to learn how to launder your firefighting hood to help reduce cross contamination.

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MSA LUNAR: Why Connectivity – Watch the video!

Firefighting is more unpredictable than ever. Discover why when the pressure is on, connectivity matters most, and how the ability to stay connected to your team with the all new LUNAR from MSA can make the difference in a rescue mission.

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.

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!