Having uniforms and gear that fit correctly is essential for both safety and optimal job performance. Therefore, as greater numbers of women join the fire service, it is important for fire departments and equipment manufacturers alike to keep the unique needs of female firefighters in mind.
"With an all-new and shared booth, show attendees will be able to experience—in a very hands-on manner—our head-to-toe solutions for the fire service "
The new style delivers enhanced technology integration while maintaining the quality, durability, and safety performance.
Efforts being made by turnout gear manufacturers include protective fibers and fabrics that go into the types of turnout gear being worn, new designs of protective firefighting hoods, and paying close attention to the interface areas of PPE.
PPE manufacturers have evolved helmets and eye protection to provide the greatest safety for firefighters, yet remain functional and ergonomic in use.
While personal protection equipment (PPE) manufacturers continue to refine turnout gear for safety, comfort, and ergonomics, manufacturers of the fabrics that make up that gear are turning out new and improved products that enhance the overall performance of the PPE.
Now that the transaction has closed and the new combined company is beginning to execute its new strategy, we thought it was a good time to talk to players from both teams to learn more about how this business venture came to be.
DECON/pak is a self-contained agent-proportioning and rinse-application system developed specifically for gross decontamination of firefighting personnel donned with gear and their equipment.
Full disclosure: I am not a big fan of how most of the North American fire and emergency services provide personal protection from the neck up.
Phenix Technology, Inc., an industry leader in first responder safety helmets and equipment based in Riverside, California, announced its ISO 9001 standard certification renewal from ISO 9001:2008 to the newly revised standard, ISO 9001:2015.