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  1. "Firefighter Ergonomics " Enhance Equipment Performance

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Jun 2010

    purchases is what I call “Firefighter Ergonomics .” You may be asking, What do ergonomics have to do with purchasing and using fire equipment? One dictionary definition of ergonomics is, “the science of suitable working

  2. MTS® Stealth™ Turnout Gear


    Mon, 25 Nov 2013

    Stealth™ Turnout Gear is the ultimate in fire protection technology. Advanced ergonomics combined with cutting edge materials give you superior protection with maximum freedom of movement.

  1. Hurst Jaws of Life Gives SC Combination Tools 10 Percent More Power

    Online Articles

    Thu, 13 Oct 2011

    spreading and pulling force than the previous versions (SC-350 and SC-550), while keeping the tools’ industry-leading ergonomics and other technical specifications intact. “The engineers at Hurst Jaws of Life are constantly researching and working


    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Nov 1998

    INFERNO CUSTOM CHASSIS Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Inc.: Features improvements in ergonomics , ride, handling, and visibility. Extruded aluminum cab with full wraparound bumper inner liner. Windshield allows 437 overall


    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Jun 1999

    RESCUE SAW Team Equipment, Inc.: Specially designed for fire service applications, this saw features state-of-the-art ergonomics , air filtration, carburetion, starting system, and 95-cc gasoline engine. Weighs 21.8 pounds. (800) 367-9054

  4. Fire Service Industry News: Pierce Re-Launches Enforcer Chassis

    Online Articles

    Thu, 10 Apr 2014

    provided generous hip, shoulder, and legroom and excellent ergonomics . The engine tunnel is low and angled to provide for less ..... seating configuration in minutes. Unmatched Security and Ergonomics Pierce's industry-leading side roll protection system


    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 22 Jul 2014

    Its ClearZone FlowCoat technology minimizes scratches and provides unmatched anti-fog capability. The Tri-Tech Fit ergonomics offer universal comfort and stability with zero pressure points. Clear ESSOPTICS exceed rigorous standards, offering a true

  6. FDIC 2014 Recap: Hurst Jaws of Life's eDRAULIC 2.0 Line

    Online Articles

    Tue, 15 Apr 2014

    E7 NFPA 1936 2010 Compliant Yes SP 310E2 Spreader An extra-strength spreader for extra-strength rescues. The superior ergonomics , durable construction and “diamond” surface tips make this tool the beast of the eDRAULIC spreader line. Its strength

  7. Fire Apparatus: E-ONE Debuts Redesigned Quest Cab at FDIC 2014

    Online Articles

    Tue, 15 Apr 2014

    Hedges, E-ONE Product Manager. "While there are improvements throughout the cab, our top five targets areas were improved ergonomics , improved visibility, increased cab storage, increased option set and additional lighting throughout." The redesigned

  8. FDIC 2014: Exhibits Exceed Expectations

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Jun 2014

    needed. (6) E-ONE displayed its redesigned Quest cab. The Quest has increased cab storage, additional options, improved ergonomics , the availability of a 360-degree camera system, front and side air bags, and collision warning and mitigation controls