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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

    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


    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

  4. Pierce Delivers Fire Apparatus to Irving (TX) Fire Department

    Online Articles

    Fri, 5 Dec 2014

    Corporation executive vice president and president, Fire & Emergency. "The reason is simple: when it comes to cab room and ergonomics , ride quality, and safety features, there's not another chassis in the world that can match the Dash CF." The recent

  5. 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

  6. Company/Association News

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 23 Jun 2014

    >> E-ONE debuted its redesigned Quest™ custom cab at FDIC 2014. The Quest now features improved ergonomics , allowing for an easier, smoother egress. It also offers enhanced visibility with an expansive 3,700+-square-inch, two


    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

  8. SCBA That Works for Firefighters

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Nov 2008

    backpack, and a safer SCBA. BETTER ERGONOMICS How do you distribute the weight of an SCBA on a firefighter’s body? Through ergonomics . Sperian engineers found that if the SCBA ..... Inc., a firm that specializes in ergonomics and industrial design, was commissioned