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MSA Offers Globe Gear Giveaway

The MSA Group has begun accepting applications for its 2020 Globe Gear Giveaway that will award 13 departments with four sets of turnout gear and four helmets, the company has announced.

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Extractor 22 PPE Cleaner

Extractor 22 PPE Cleaner

Groves Incorporated's Extractor 22 (EW22) is a machine for washing personal protective equipment that follows NFPA-1851 guidelines.

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Adding an Extra 'P' for Proper PPE

The system of selecting PPE by the four levels of A-B-C-D is a quick and simple method of describing what responders wear when working with hazardous materials.

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The Evolution of Personal Protective Equipment

It behooves those in charge of emergency response operations to try to strike a balance between providing protection, the physiological cost, and the technical limitations of carrying out monitoring protocols.

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Life Guard Hood

Life Guard Hood

The Life Guard hood from Honeywell First Responder Products is a particulate hood that features a design and fabrics that provide better blocking protection against hazardous materials when compared to traditional hoods.

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First Responder Decontamination System

4th Alarm-Resc of Englishtown, N.J., offers what it describes as "the all-in-one decontamination solution" — the First Responder Decontamination System, manufactured by Zodiac Aerospace, located in Wall Township, New Jersey.

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Renting Bunker Gear

Responders attending fire school often rent gear for training rather than purchasing new gear for their training.