Turnout Gear Fact: Thermal Protection is Not Enough

Firefighters need to perform in ever-changing, multi-hazard environments every day. Even on traditional fire calls, the environment and firefighters’ approach to safety is evolving. When you combine these factors with the technology revolution happening in firefighter protection, turnout gear must address new challenges and go beyond the standard requirements for structural PPE.

Instead of selecting turnout gear with only thermal protection in mind, departments are now shifting their focus to the long-term health and safety of their firefighters – and how PPE solutions fit into that equation.

Not all turnout gear is the same. 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.

Watch our video below to learn more or visit our website to request a demo.


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