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PPE Wash Downs Reducing PFAS in Firefighters

Funding supports assessment of firefighter exposure through multiple pathways.

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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.

Extractor 22 PPE Cleaner

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

Hazmat: Notifying John Q. Public

When the big bell rings it is "all hands on deck" to load up and get underway. We have to remember the most important element, namely communication with John Q. Public.

CO Dangers Found in the Workplace

Carbon monoxide is a common industrial hazard resulting from the incomplete combustion of material containing carbon such as natural gas, gasoline, kerosene, oil, propane, coal, or wood.

How to Use Respiratory Protection

Industrial emergency response teams also have the potential to utilize the full gamut of respiratory protection.

High-Pressure Vapors: A Clear, Combustible Wrapper

When it comes to a high pressure vapor release, the billowing apparition rapidly enveloping the facility is not as dangerous as what might already be much closer.

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.

NFPA's Flash Fire Protective Garment Update

The upcoming edition of NFPA 2112 reflects substantive changes.

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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.