Turnout Gear

Announcing Winners in MSA’s 2022 Globe Gear Giveaway

MSA Safety, DuPont Personal Protection, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) are working together to provide volunteer fire departments with much-needed gear through MSA’s and DuPont’s Globe Gear Giveaway. In 2022, 13 departments will each receive four new sets of turnouts and four new helmets. Here are the winners for July, August, and September.

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Turnout Gear Fact: Thermal Protection is Not Enough

Technically-advanced turnout gear helps to combat heat and other hazards on the fireground, while also helping to protect firefighters’ long-term health. MSA can help to keep your team safe in today’s dynamic fire environment.

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.

Is Your Turnout Gear Fully Equipped?

For firefighters, safety hazards are part of the job description. The Globe Guard™ Exposure Reduction System is a simple turnout gear solution that departments can add to their jacket and pant specifications to help protect their firefighters.

Gear Giveaway – Apply Now for Turnouts and Helmets for Your Volunteer Department

MSA, DuPont Personal Protection, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) are teaming up again in 2022 to provide volunteer fire departments with four sets of new, state-of-the-art Globe turnout gear through MSA and DuPont’s annual Globe Gear Giveaway program.

Fit for Performance: MSA’s Globe Turnout Gear Offers Form, Fit, and Function for Women Firefighters

The fireground may be evolving, but so are departments and their firefighters. In recent years, more women are becoming active in the Fire Service. Read this article to learn how MSA’s Globe Turnout Gear offers form, fit, and function for women firefighters.

3 Factors to Consider when Purchasing Your Particulate-Protective Hood

While coverage against these harmful elements is a necessity, particulate-protective hoods must not restrict a firefighter’s movement or cause heat buildup. Firefighters should consider a light weight particulate-protective hood that offers these three critical properties: Comfort, situational awareness, and breathability.

Final Winners Announced in MSA’s 2021 Globe Gear Giveaway

MSA, DuPont, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) team up to help volunteer fire departments obtain much-needed gear through MSA’s and DuPont’s Globe Gear Giveaway. Read the full article to see who received awards in October, November, and December.

Winners Announced in MSA’s 2021 Globe Gear Giveaway

Again in 2021, MSA, DuPont, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) have teamed up to help volunteer fire departments obtain much-needed gear through MSA’s and DuPont’s Globe Gear Giveaway.

How to Conduct and Quantify a Turnout Gear Field Test

If your department is in the market for new turnout gear, field testing offers one of the best ways for your department to assess the different brands available and to determine how well that gear will live up to the intended and expected performance.