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  1. Oshkosh to Unveil New Fire Apparatus, Showcase Products at Interschutz

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    Fri, 17 Apr 2015

    plant options for unmatched vehicle performance and firefighting capabilities. The cab will set the new industry standard for ergonomics , visibility, comfort and safety features on an 8 X 8 ARFF vehicle. The new Oshkosh Striker Simulator virtual reality training

  2. SCBA That Works for Firefighters

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    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

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

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    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

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

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    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


    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Oct 2002

    include one staff member qualified in human factors ( ergonomics ) to the extent of holding membership in the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) or being certified in ergonomics (as I am with the CPE). By contrast, the U.S. National Transportation

  6. Fire Service Industry News: TheFireStore.com Adds Highly Advanced Emergency Medical Bags

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    Wed, 12 Dec 2012

    designed to work with the responder’s body. Advanced ergonomics , smart weight distribution, comfortable details, constructed ..... Beginning with their smart weight distribution and advanced ergonomics that provide comfort to the fit, burly construction details

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

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    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

  8. Fire Service News: CentreLearn to Sponsor Can-Am Police-Fire Games

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    Fri, 9 May 2014

    off duty fitness and wellness activities. The CentreLearn course catalog includes online courses on functional fitness, ergonomics , lifting and back safety, sports medicine, and many more. Learn more at CentreLearn.com . Train Better. Spend Less

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

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    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

  10. Firefighter Leadership: Yes, We Are Better Off

    Online Articles

    Wed, 14 May 2014

    high-output heat and air-conditioning, and sound proofing. Fire apparatus manufacturers have paid great attention to ergonomics when designing fire apparatus, reducing the amount of climbing required to retrieve tools; incorporating safer seating