Thanks to groundbreaking research, we know now that firefighter personal protective equipment (PPE) contains toxic forever chemicals. Now what do we do about it? P.J. Norwood and Frank Ricci offer some thoughts.
Learn how your protective equipment may be negatively impacting you and what you can and should be doing to reduce the risk.
A release from Notre Dame News examined new research that found "forever chemicals" in turnout gear poses a risk to firefighters.
On Wednesday, Indianapolis (IN) Fire Department (IFD) Chief Ernest Malone unveiled "Project Washout," a comprehensive, in-house, fire gear maintenance, management and repair program.
Southwest PPE, LLC, the turn-out gear cleaning and repair establishment, has acquired a second facility in Las Vegas from Marken.
HAIX® announced that the company has introduced a new boot dedicated to wildland firefighting: the wildland certified Missoula 2.1.
A multidisciplinary team has developed a low cost, easily replicable approach for simulating conditions commonly encountered by firefighters.
Georgetown Day School senior Jonah Docter-Loeb was transfixed by television footage of the “suffering on such a large scale” caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
The virus is thought to spread mainly from person to person between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet), through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or talks.
South King Fire and Rescue’s internal COVID-19 Task Force has designed and manufactured a disposable gown made from construction house wrap material to use as alternative PPE.