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How to buy turnout gear (eBook)

Download this FireRescue1 turnout gear buying guide to learn key steps for product selection, purchasing and implementation


With the heightened focus on cancer awareness and prevention, fire departments rely on turnout gear to provide supreme protection from fireground toxins. Additionally, as firefighters respond to all-hazards scenes involving new exposure types, turnout gear must deliver protection from a growing list of hazards.

Fortunately, years of research and field testing have resulted in gear options that serve as integral protective barriers. This FireRescue1 How-to-Buy Guide for turnout gear serves as a starting point for fire department personnel tasked with researching and purchasing this crucial component of firefighter safety.

Included in this guide:

  • Key considerations before buying turnout gear, ensuring you understand your department’s specific needs and the capabilities of different gear.
  • Essential questions to ask vendors, enabling you to gather all necessary information for informed purchasing decisions.
  • A directory of turnout gear companies, providing a comprehensive list of reputable suppliers.

Download your free copy of the comprehensive “How to Buy Turnout Gear” guide from FireRescue1 by filling out the form today.