Turnout Gear

How Your Turnout Gear Works

Getting the right turnout gear for your department is critical, but it is just one component of firefighter health and safety. Read this blog article to understand not only the performance of gear and proper donning and doffing techniques, but also the limitations of the gear.

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Download – 10 Steps to Doffing Superheated Gear

Knowing how to doff superheated gear even when there’s no one around to help can save you both pain and trouble down the line. We’ve put together 10 steps to doffing superheated gear more safely.

MSA’s 2020 Globe Gear Giveaway Application Period Now Open

Does your department need gear? The application period is now open for MSA’s Globe Gear Giveaway program!

AFG Opens February 3: What You Need to Know

Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program FY 2019 is opening on Monday, February 3, and will close on Friday, March 13. If you’re submitting a grant for PPE, read this article to learn what you need to know.

Additional Winners in MSA’s 2019 Globe Gear Giveaway

Learn more about the departments who were awarded as MSA’s 2019 Globe Gear Giveaway winners in the 4th quarter.

Download – FY2019 AFG PPE Project Guide

Download our 2019 PPE Project Guide with information and suggestions to formulate your application for turnout gear.

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.

Free Resources for Grants: Turnout Gear & SCBA

Recognizing the need for grant application assistance, MSA partners with FireGrantsHelp to assist departments like yours in finding the right grants that can be used to purchase turnout gear.

6 Steps for a Successful AFG Application

The FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) open enrollment is expected soon, so there’s no time like the present to gather the information you need to submit your application.