Health & Wellness

August 4th Virtual Roundtable: Managing Heat Stress with PPE

In this virtual roundtable, learn about PPE choices that enhance firefighter health and safety with heat management and heat dissipation while still protecting them from the external heat threat.

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MSA + O2X EAT SWEAT THRIVE Workshop – 2022 Application Period Now Open!

MSA and O2X are excited to announce another EAT SWEAT THRIVE workshop giveaway! Read the blog to learn more and enter for your chance to win.

Video – How to Clean Structural Fire Helmets According to NFPA 1851

NFPA 1851 requires users to evaluate their PPE after each use to determine the appropriate cleaning level. We’ve put together a video to assist firefighters in performing the proper cleaning techniques.

How to Help Meet Health & Safety Recommendations with PPE Solutions

In recent years, the fire service has become aware of long-term health and safety risks inherent to the profession. MSA PPE solutions offer several features that can help fire departments and firefighters enact the FCSN cancer prevention recommendations.

MSA + O2X EAT SWEAT THRIVE Workshop – 2021 Application Period Now Open!

MSA and O2X are pleased to announce another EAT SWEAT THRIVE workshop giveaway! Read the blog to learn more and enter for your chance to win.

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!

Firefighter PPE Cleaning and Inspection Guide – Download Now!

As part of our commitment to your health and safety, we’ve put together a guide to help you understand the PPE cleaning and inspection requirements set forth in NFPA 1851, with a focus on changes to the 2020 edition. Download the guide now!

How the MSA Cairns® XF1 Helps to Support Firefighters’ Health and Safety

Firefighters who have switched to the new, innovative MSA Cairns® XF1 Fire Helmet have shared positive feedback. Read this blog post to learn more about the helmet’s benefits.

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.

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.