Education

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!

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3 Ways Boots Made in the USA Benefit You

At MSA and Globe, we believe that “Made in the USA” means something. When you buy our athletic construction fire boots made in Maine, you’re helping to protect and preserve American jobs – not just for the workers in our boot factory, but beyond. We’ve made significant investments in new technologies, equipment, research and development, processes, and people.

How to Conduct a Firefighter PPE Risk Assessment

Risk Assessments are a valuable tool in helping fire department leaders select the gear for their personnel that is right for the job. Read this blog post to learn how to conduct a Risk Assessment.

Virtual Panel: Technology & Safety in the Fire Service – The Impact of Innovation on Modern Firefighting

View the on-demand virtual panel between firefighters and industry experts to understand what role technology currently plays in the fire service, what gaps exist, and how manufacturers can continuously improve the choices available to firefighters.

What is the National Volunteer Fire Council and How Can It Help You?

As a volunteer firefighter, you know how important it is to stay up-to-date on everything from the latest training courses to resources available to understand safety and health standards. But it can be challenging to access all of this information, especially if you are serving as a volunteer. That’s where the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) comes in. Read this article to learn more about the NVFC.

Science in the Fire Service: Research Update on Contamination Control

The fire service continues to drive the movement for science-based research to better understand how the fire environment, firefighting PPE, and fire department practices can impact firefighters’ risks. During this recently held webcast, Gavin Horn, PhD, shares some of the latest firefighter research on contamination control along with lessons learned from ongoing efforts to implement some of these practices.

Firefighter decontamination challenges: Knowledge versus practice

Do firefighters in the U.S. fully recognize the benefits of post-fire cleaning and decontamination of themselves and their equipment to reduce the risk of developing cancer? Common wisdom would say yes, given the amount of information that’s been promulgated by fire service organizations like the IAFC and IAFF as well as non-fire service organizations.

5 Easy Steps to Select Your Turnout Gear

Researching and specifying new turnout gear for your department may seem like an arduous task given all the choices of materials and styles available today. That’s why we offer an easy 5-step process to help you learn the basics and get started.

Free Online Course | Firefighter Cancer Prevention Tools and Resources

There are ways to mitigate the risks of exposure firefighters face in the field. Although it is an outcome we want to avoid at all costs, there may come a time when a firefighter will be diagnosed with cancer as a result of occupational hazards.

[Video] Unboxing with Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment: Globe SUPRAFLEX Boots

We recently sent a pair of our SUPRAFLEX™ boots to Chris McCloone, senior editor at Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment, for his review. The boots included Vibram’s Arctic Grip Pro soles that are specifically engineered to perform on wet ice.