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More than 300 vendors made their way to the Kansas City Convention Center to showcase the latest and greatest fire service products
Features to consider when choosing your perfect fit
Detailing emerging issues of concern with respect to PPE programs, gear selection, cleaning and decontamination, verification for ISPs, and PPE retirement
The Greensburg VFD has improved its approach to gross decon and PPE laundering to help minimize firefighters’ cancer risks
Is it time to reconsider the levels of risk in light of everything we now know about the exposure risks we face on the fireground?
From the bag itself to the gear to cram inside, here’s everything you need to ensure you’re ready for action at a WUI fire
Understanding the various factors that impact PPE service life – and why retirement rules aren’t so simple
Consider key factors like shell materials, durability, weight and comfort
Thermal protective performance testing can fall short on accurately representing glove heat insulation
With an increased risk of developing skin cancer, firefighters should follow simple steps to avoid sunburn
It all comes down to proper fit and use, post-incident reviews, and policies and procedures
Detailing changes to firefighter boots over the years, plus insights into fireground contamination, and what lies ahead for NFPA 1971
Departments in California, Florida and Ohio have been collecting PPE, medical supplies, food and more