LION First Responder PPE, Inc., the largest family-owned manufacturer of first responder protective equipment (PPE) in the United States and Weinbrenner Shoe Company, manufacturer of Thorogood brand footwear have entered into a long-term strategic partnership that leverages the strengths of both companies.
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One of the typical responses to establishing a standard operating procedure stating that contaminated PPE should not be placed in an apparatus cab is that the crews must remain out of service until they return to the station to have their PPE cleaned or access their second set of PPE.

Through study, proper equipment, and healthy choices, the unnecessary risks can be eliminated and the rest minimized. Firefighter wellness must also include mental as well as physical programs that improve firefighters’ resilience to the byproducts of the job.

Chris Mc Loone Pat CaseCo-Owner, BA Shields CM: Provide a short overview of BA Shields, the company. PC: BA Shields is a firefighter-owned-and-operated company based out of Sparks, Nevada. We make reusable self-contained-breathing apparatus (SCBA) lens protection, which doubles as a convenient blackout training tool. Both Cody [Cavin, co-owner] and I have 20 years of...