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A look back at the most important changes to NFPA 1851 that every firefighter should know
This crash course has everything you need to know on how the standard has evolved since 2001
10 steps to doffing your superheated gear safely (infographic)
Here’s how you can more safely remove superheated turnout gear, step by step
Quiz: Cleaning your boots: are you taking the proper steps?
Your firefighter boots require inspection and cleaning, just as the rest of your PPE does
Properly fitting gear promotes safety and equality
Departments should proactively check with members about gear fit, not expect firefighters to complain when it doesn’t
Contaminated turnout gear: Testing basics and limitations
Understand the limitations of the testing process and how to work with labs to make a decision about gear
A head-to-toe PPE fitting: How to make sure every item is working to protect you
Follow NFPA standards and check the overlap of PPE ensemble interfaces to ensure you are protected from contamination and thermal injury
Test your knowledge: Do you know how to properly don and doff your PPE?
Take our 5-minute quiz to find out if you know how to safely put on and put off your PPE
Chief Conversations: Fire service leaders explain the industry trends every firefighter needs to know
Chief Marc Bashoor learns the up-and-coming trends in fire service innovation, technology and communication from leaders at Fire Rescue International
Non-structural firefighter PPE
From EMS calls to wildland firefighting, today’s firefighters face more than just structural interior firefighting
The firefighter gear contamination cycle
Follow firefighter gear from contamination, through doffing, transport and cleaning to identify potential areas for exposure in the gear contamination cycle
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