Firefighters say the industry hasn’t done enough to educate them about the color changes in black PPE from tan/gold PPE.
The best way to get a feel of the different options and features of custom fire apparatus cabs is to get inside and check them out.
The tradition of cotton t-shirts or polyester shirts being worn under firefighter PPE is changing as new technology offers better options.
Guy Lucas explains why a risk assessment for future PPE purchases can help fire department's reevalute performance and comfort needs.
Large and small fire departments have made the switch to Filament Twill Technology for their PPE outer shells.
High performance thermal liners worn by firefighters and sports players do have some similarities.
There are three primary categories of performance that all PPE outer shells share: protection, comfort, and durability.
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It’s true: PPE enhances safety only when it’s worn the way it was designed to be worn. There are times when PPE...
To increase firefighter safety, NFPA 1971 requires all outer shell fabrics for firefighter PPE to maintain a minimum performance levels.