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INDIANAPOLIS — It's been an ongoing battle for structural firefighting glove manufacturers: how to add more dexterity without compromising protection. Firefighters are ...
Finding the perfect structural firefighting glove is like hitting the lottery; here's how to boost your odds. ...
Properly fitting PPE affects more than comfort, it determines performance and safety. ...
By Jennifer Williams Manchester Evening News MANCHESTER, England — A firefighter has been awarded thousands of pounds in compensation after hurting himself putting on his own ...
The new edition of the NFPA 1971 standard, covering structural firefighting protective clothing, has been held in suspense over the past seven months because a number of motions ...
As a social experiment, we offered our Facebook fans a magic wand to change one thing about their PPE. We received some innovative answers, some goofy ones and even a few from ...
The fire service has always been an evolving business that has seen its mission and focus change in many ways over the years. Along with these changes, firefighters have developed ...
In early May of 2012, FireRescue1 conducted a survey on firefighter ’s use of Personal Protective Equipment. We have posted the results to the survey below. They represent a ...
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, ...
Many federal and state regulations are not regularly updated and lack requirements for conformity assessment. ...
The interoperability of the various elements of the structural ensemble and how the various elements perform together is an issue within the fire service. ...
By Christina Carrega and John Doyle The New York PostNEW YORK — Their hands were seared instead of safeguarded — and now two of New York's Bravest are suing the city ...
The testing of bunker gear and all the elements that make up the protective ensemble that firefighters wear is a critical business. These tests and the criteria written for the ...
There are numerous demands from the fire service and promises from manufacturers, but in many cases things are not working out as expected or promised. ...
The Glove Corp. says it can't afford to rectify the issues and is now closing its manufacturing plant ...
My hope for the New Year is that the fire service will continue to say "what if" followed by "What's next?" More of the fire service needs to look beyond the comfort of our ...
Clothing subjected to emergency responses can encounter a wide range of thermal and physical exposures. ...
Several studies have been performed in the past to measure various forms of heat transfer through materials under different wetting conditions ...
By FDNYNEW YORK — They were in development for more than a year.They're manufactured by a company that once made gear for industrial workers, racecar drivers and the U.S. ...
One of the more common questions we routinely get is how thermal insulation and other properties provided by protective clothing are affected by moisture or being wet. ...



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