Technology & Innovation

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

Register now for this live, virtual panel discussion 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.

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Safety and Fire Service Accountability Systems

A key element in firefighter safety is accountability. Read this blog post to learn more about accountability, what it means to firefighters, and how LUNAR from MSA can help.

How To Help Improve Firefighter Safety Through Connectivity

Firefighting is an inherently dangerous environment, and maintaining constant communication and awareness is a key element in firefighter safety. Firefighters want to be connected: to each other and to their officers on- and off-site. Read on to learn more about connectivity on the fireground.

How MSA’s Connected Firefighter Platform Helps Keep Firefighters Accountable and Connected

In 2014, MSA Safety launched their G1 SCBA. The G1, marketed as the platform of the future, was designed with firefighters’ comfort in mind. Now, the platform of the future has been updated and expanded to enable supreme firefighter connectivity with the MSA Connected Firefighter Platform.

Why Your Firefighters Need Tech-Based SCBAs

Fire departments view SCBA purchases in a new light: as a base technology that is scalable with embedded technological systems that improve fireground safety. Read more about why these technologies are so important.

Cobb County Fire Chooses the MSA G1 SCBA

On November 5, 2019, Cobb County Fire & Emergency Services officially put their new MSA G1 SCBAs into service.

SCBA-Related NFPA Revisions: What you Need to Know

New revisions to the NFPA 1981 and 1982 standards have set forth SCBA technology upgrades as well as operational benchmarks on safety equipment. Here’s what you need to know about all the standard revisions affecting SCBA.

2018 AFG Award News and 2019 Grant Updates

For weeks, departments across the country have been trying to determine the status of their 2018 Assistance to Firefighters Grants applications. They talked to vendors, to neighboring departments and to friends on the internet, and probably even sought the advice of psychics, all to no avail.

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.