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 Dear FireRescue1 Member,

In this month's eNews, we discuss one of the more underestimated aspects of PPE: the fit. Making sure your PPE fits you well ensures you can perform to the best of your ability. We also review 5 critical changes for new SCBA, which have evolved to greater levels of sophistication and capability over the past several decades.

Lastly, check out the story where a new helmet policy angered firefighters and how they dealt with it.


The FR1 Team
PPE Update
By Jeff and Grace Stull, FR1 Columnists
One of the more underestimated contributions to the protective qualities of PPE is the relative fit of each element. Properly fitting PPE affects more than comfort: it determines performance and safety. Beyond garments
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PPE Update
By Jeff and Grace Stull, FR1 Columnists
SCBA has evolved to greater levels of sophistication and capability over the past several decades. Successive editions of NFPA 1981 have added several requirements over the years. Heads up display
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