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.
How to Launder Firefighting Hoods to Help Reduce Cross Contamination
Laundering your hood after every exposure to products of combustion is important – but so is doing it in accordance with the NFPA 1851 standard and the manufacturer’s instructions. Read this article to learn how to launder your firefighting hood to help reduce cross contamination.
How To: Donning and Doffing Your Hood
Read this blog article to learn how education, training, and buddy checks in hood donning and doffing provide critical tools to help reduce the risk of exposure to fireground toxins.
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!
Behind the Scenes of Product Development: The New Globe Guard™ Hood
In designing the new Globe Guard™ Hood, MSA teamed up with another industry leader in the firefighter PPE world, DuPont Personal Protection, to address exposure to airborne particulates and heat stress. Read the full blog post to learn more.