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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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


    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

  6. 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

  7. 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

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

    Online Articles

    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. 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


    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