In consideration of the special hazards faced by EMS responders, PPE manufacturers have designed a variety of EMS and medical response PPE garments to fit responders’ needs.
Eligible departments can apply for four sets of gear at www.nvfc.org/globe-gear-giveaway
Globe Manufacturing Company will reveal the future of turnout gear ‒ ATHLETIX™ – at FDIC International 2016. Unlike any turnout gear today, it is the product of blue-sky thinking and clean-slate design. Enabled by breakthrough fabrics and materials, ATHLETIX™ will help you to “Stretch Your Capabilities.”
This TIA will revise design and performance criteria of personal protective equipment (PPE) and address the risk of exposure to the Ebola Virus threat.
The SX Soft Shell Job Shirt’s outer shell is made of BioTex Barrier Fabric. The BioTex Barrier Fabric has been independently tested to and meets the requirements of the ASTM F 1671 Test Method for Resistance of Materials Used in Protective Clothing to Penetration by Blood Borne Pathogens.
In the third round of donations, 12 sets of gear each were awarded to Sleeper Volunteer Fire Department (MO), Pittsfield (VT) Volunteer Fire Department, and Moose Creek (Ontario, Canada) Fire Department.
Georgia-Pacific’s Bucket Brigade™ grant program rewards this dedication to serve by supporting local fire departments. This year, $165,000 in grants were recently awarded to 25 U.S. fire departments to purchase fire equipment necessary to protect the lives and property of residents, and keep firefighters safe. “We have tremendous respect and appreciation for firefighters who put...
There are no thermal properties in medical gloves. In fact, if you have experienced working in extreme cold temperatures while wearing medical gloves, you will have experienced how they attract the cold to your hands. Medical gloves protect you from the risks of contamination from the patients you are assisting but they don’t protect you...
TheFireStore.com, has announced the availability of MERET EMS Emergency Response Bags, a comprehensive product line that serves the needs of first responders. The MERET team has designs, develops, and distributes products serving the medical market. Using technology from multiple industries, the team at MERET has focused on producing the highest quality, most reliable, and most-user...
Designed by a firefighter for firefighters, this is a back-saving concept that allows the first responder to roll his patient, not carry his patient.