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The performance of garments and other types of clothing against liquids is based both on the product materials and its design. Both aspects of product performance are equally
Honeywell's EV1 helmets weigh less than 50 ounces and have integrated, spring-loaded eye protection. The helmets are available in a low-profile traditional style or a modern
HexArmor, which makes protective gloves for heavy industry, jumped into the rescue glove market at this year's FDIC. The gloves were selling like crazy, said Patrick Beadling,
I've been a recreational runner most of my adult life. I've been a volunteer firefighter for the past three years. I've done a few running events now in partial turnout
By Mark Mordecai and Pat Freeman Firefighters come in a remarkable range of shapes and sizes — which isn't surprising, as firefighters span the entire adult population
To understand the legitimacy of any claims for a disinfectant, sanitizer or anti-microbial treatment, you must understand that these terms have different meanings.
By Tim Omarzu The Chattanooga Times Free Press LaFAYETTE, Ga. — Walker County firefighters soon should have a weight taken off their shoulders. That's because
The Berkshire Eagle LENOX, Mass. — By winning a competitive, national grant for federal funding to boost public safety in local communities, the Lenox Fire Department will be
By Greg Kendall-Ball Abilene Reporter-News ABILENE, Texas — A fire that broke out in a warehouse at the Salta Pipe Company yard along Highway 277 north of Abilene kept
In the first part of this article, we outlined how standards on personal protective equipment establish minimum levels of performance that are intended to reflect firefighter
PPE manufacturer LION has acquired BullEx Digital Safety and HAAGEN Fire Training Products."With BullEx and HAAGEN as part of the LION group, we offer another critical aspect
These standards only become better when individual firefighters and other experienced end users outside the process provide their input.
By Sandra Bradley The Union Leader MERRIMACK, N.H. — Although the basics of firefighting have remained the same throughout the past century, emerging technological advances
Technology shows firefighters data about their surroundings, including oxygen levels, temperatures, and more
I know we're all thinking of the Tulsa Fire Department and wishing FF O'Neal a speedy recovery after his harrowing experience.This isn't the first, nor will it be the last, time
Firefighter James O'Neal was nearly killed but brought back to life at scene of arson fire, will be in hospital for several more days
Many federal and state regulations are not regularly updated and lack requirements for conformity assessment.
This study raises a host of questions that we, as a fire service, need to consider about the rigors of the interior structural firefighting environment as it exists today —
Researchers tested 5 models of SCBA facepieces, found that lens degradation was due to temperatures, heat fluxes that exceeded performance limits of polycarbonate
By Tony Boom The Mail Tribune JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A total of $15,000 in grants will allow the city's Fire Department to purchase eight new sets of fire turnouts, the safety