The Station Uniform Shirt

Firefighters wear structural turnout gear and other components of personal protective equipment (PPE) to provide protection against multiple hazards, most notably thermal injury. The use of such protection is absolutely necessary, but it also imposes a...


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Acknowledgements

This study was supported by a research grant from the FEMA-Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) (EMW-2009-FP-02044). The grant was awarded to Skidmore College with Globe Manufacturing serving as a partner. We would like to express our appreciation for the expertise and services provided by Dr. Michael W. Dailey (Department of Emergency Medicine, Albany Medical College) and the valuable assistance provided by Kathleen McNutt from Globe Manufacturing in conducting materials performance testing. We would also like to acknowledge TenCate for performing the THL testing.