Inside the Bunker Selection Process

11/20/2007
From the personal protective equipment e-Newsletter, sponsored byBy Tim DurbyThis article examines one method of selecting bunker gear. The goal is to open up the process and take a fair look at different manufacturers' products. The method presented here is the process recently used by the Phoenix (AZ) Fire Department and developed and administered by the Phoenix Fire Department Labor/Management Protective Clothing Committee (PFD PCC).We made every effort to make this as fair and unbiased as possible. The names of bunker gear manufacturers are intentionally omitted. If you choose to select your bunker gear using a similar evaluation, consider that publishing the winners and losers could ...

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