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    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 5 Mar 2014

    800) 977-8449. Lakeland Fire's 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. Our new Laser Trim Package

  2. 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

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

    Online Articles

    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

  4. Public Safety Expert Launches Video, Web and Print Resources to Help Public Agencies

    Online Articles

    Sun, 14 Jul 2013

    public safety personnel. "Fit Responder focuses on human performance, soft tissue rehabilitation, proper biomechanics / ergonomics and restoring natural human movement in our clients," Fass explained. "We use scientifically based techniques, including


    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

  6. Fire Service Industry News: New Victor Oxy-Fuel Torch Features Patented Ergonomic Handle

    Online Articles

    Mon, 1 Apr 2013

    The 400 series is a two-piece torch that incorporates innovative handle and cutting attachment designs that offer better ergonomics , a clearer view of the cutting path, visual cues for easier use and enhanced safety. The new torch is available in medium

  7. Fire Service Industrial News: Allegro Industries Adds More Than 30 New Products

    Online Articles

    Sun, 28 Oct 2012

    well as expansion and improvements in the offering of: Respirators, Respirator Accessories, Seasonal Climate Control, Ergonomics and Lens Care. The catalog and website display products that are used in virtually any industry from hazardous confined space

  8. Panasonic Toughbook® H2

    Exhibitor Listings

    Sat, 16 Mar 2013

    tablet PC runs a full OS (Windows® 7 Professional) and is the ultimate productivity tool for mobile workers. With superior ergonomics , a brilliant 10.1" sunlight-viewable LED screen capable of up to 6000 nit in direct sun and sealed all-weather design

  9. Firefighter Health & Fitness: Implementing NFPA 1583: Standard for Health-Related Fitness Programs for Fire Department Members

    Online Articles

    Mon, 12 Nov 2012

    along with take-away pamphlets and brochures. Annual or semiannual training seminars on lifting, materials handling, and ergonomics are also a popular method of reducing injury and meeting the standard. One important point is worth noting here: This information

  10. K12FD Fire Rescue Saw

    Exhibitor Listings

    Sat, 16 Mar 2013

    Fire Service for a multi-purpose rescue saw has the best power/weight ratio of any rescue cutter on the market. Perfect ergonomics in a compact package, combined with the latest technological advances makes the Team Husqvarna K12FD the King of the Jungle