The intent of an incident accountability system is to reliably track workers while in the danger zone and improve their safety. A sound accountability system also serves to increase operational effectiveness by allowing for the detailed management of the scene’s workforce.
Easy to operate, ExpressDry Gear Dryers work by using a powerful 110-volt blower system to push ambient air through the garment—from the inside out—at high pressure.
Although similar to the 2013 Edition and bearing the same name, some significant changes are included in the 2018 Edition of Dräger SCBA.
SCBA manufacturers discuss the technology they have been using to improve their SCBA.
3M Scott Fire & Safety designed the Air-Pak X3 Pro SCBA to enhance 3 key areas - cleanability, comfort and connectivity.
This bumper-to-bumper warranty includes all standard components of the SCBA and is designed to help simplify budget planning for volunteer and municipal fire departments.
The future of firefighting is about to change with LUNAR.
Should the driver/operator use an SCBA while on the scene of a working fire? And for clarity, this means actually breathing the SCBA air as opposed to simple wearing the SCBA. Based on emerging information, the answer to that question is yes!
The survey provided an interesting look (probably for the first time) at what we wear when responding to and mitigating emergency incidents.
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.