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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Fire Service Industry News: Pierce Displays Largest Contingent of Custom Fire and Emergency Response Apparatus at FDIC

    Online Articles

    Thu, 10 Apr 2014

    in the industry standard custom chassis market. Built with significantly more cab room, increased visibility and enhanced ergonomics , the Saber retains the simple, straightforward, and durable features for which it's long been known. A new Pierce Enforcer

  4. 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

  5. Fire Service Industry News: CentreLearn Volunteers at Can-Am Police-Fire Games Inbox

    Online Articles

    Sat, 21 Jun 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. The Can-Am Games give EMS, Fire, Police, and First Responders

  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

  7. FDIC 2014: Eye Safety Systems Introduces Crossbow Photochromic Eyeshield

    Online Articles

    Tue, 8 Apr 2014

    Crossbow Photochromic is the ultimate do-it-all eyeshield. The Crossbow frame has a broad universal fit with its Tri-Tech ergonomics giving maximum comfort and zero pressure points, and a 2.4 mm ballistic polycarbonate lens that features ESSOPTICS for


    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


    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

  10. 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