There is a wealth of published evidence out there that PFAS are insidious toxins in many ways, and their use to make turnout gear waterproof should be re-examined.
Robert W. Gore, whose invention of what created the breathable-yet-waterproof fabric known as Gore-Tex revolutionized outdoor wear and helped spawn uses in numerous other fields, has died. He was 83.
Join us for a Webcast with Workrite on flame-resistant station wear.
Join us for an upcoming open discussion with some fire service leaders on the subject of technological innovation and firefighting.
The latest recipients of MSA’s and DuPont’s Globe Gear Giveaway are the Florahome-Grandin (FL) Volunteer Fire Department and Garden Homes Fire Protection District (Alsip, IL).
Ruy Lozano considers some of the logistics lessons learned from obtaining PPE for firefighters during the coronavirus pandemic.
The same coat and pants you are wearing today, while you give kindergartners high fives and respond to the homes of the elderly, is so toxic that it will eventually have to be taken away by people in hazmat suits. How is this an acceptable risk?
One in five U.S. nursing homes faced severe shortages of protective gear like N95 masks this summer even as the Trump administration pledged to help, according to a study released Thursday that finds facilities in areas hard-hit by COVID-19 also struggled to keep staff.
Departments in NY and TN will each receive four sets of new turnout gear and four new helmets.
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.