Apparatus & Equipment

Download the digital version of our January 2020 personal protection equipment (PPE) supplement, which includes features on expanded cleaning practices for gear, chemical exposures, and more.
Drills

Brian Zaitz reviews a simple drill that is performed frequently in firefighter recruit school but may have dropped off the radar as a regular component of our company training.
Drills

We have all experienced the training session of timed donning: the evaluation of a trainee's speed and proficiency to go from normal street clothes to a fully encapsulated thermally and respiratory protected firefighter ready to battle heat, smoke, and toxic gases.