Announcing MSA’s 2019 Globe Gear Giveaway Winners
MSA, DuPont, and the National Volunteer Fire Council are working together again to distribute new turnout gear to volunteer fire departments through MSA’s Globe Gear Giveaway Program. Read our article to learn which departments were awarded in the 3rd quarter.
Download – 7 Steps to Clean Firefighting Turnout Gear
Download our 7-step guide to assist in cleaning your turnout gear, based on instructions found in NFPA 1851.
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.
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.
Free Online Course | Decontamination Techniques
Wearing PPE properly is only one of many steps in helping to prevent illness and injury. In order to help reduce exposure to agents that can cause cancer and other serious diseases, firefighters must know decontamination techniques to assist in mitigating toxic substance contamination on their gear and bodies.