The latest recipients of MSA’s and DuPont’s Globe Gear Giveaway are the Florahome-Grandin (FL) Volunteer Fire Department and Garden Homes (IL) Fire Protection District.
Departments in NY and TN will each receive four sets of new turnout gear and four new helmets.
Departments in Maine and New Jersey will each receive four sets of new turnout gear and four new helmets.
A tour of MSA's headquarters, R&D facility, and manufacturing facility revealed a company passionate about firefighter safety.
On October 15, 2019, MSA, with the assistance of the Boston (MA) Fire Department (BFD), conducted field tests on its newest product designed to assist in the ongoing goal of increasing firefighter safety and survival.
This annual program began in 2012 and provides much-needed gear to volunteer fire departments in the U.S. and Canada.
MSA, DuPont, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) have awarded new turnout gear to two additional departments through MSA’s Globe Gear Giveaway. A total of 13 departments will each receive four new sets of state-of-the-art turnouts in 2019 to help them increase the safety of their firefighters.
Globe and DuPont Protection Solutions (DuPont), in partnership with the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC), announced two more recipients of the 2018 Globe Gear Giveaway: the Burnettsville (IN) Volunteer Fire Department and the Pattonsburg (MO) Fire and Rescue Protection District.
The XF1 helmet incorporates a number of optional user features, which include a protective visor, an integrated communication system and LED lights that, because of their placement on either side of the helmet, rather than at the top of the head, significantly improve visibility without blinding others on scene.
Thanks to Globe by MSA and DuPont Protection Solutions (DuPont), two more fire departments are each receiving four new sets of state-of-the-art turnout gear.