All Discussions Tagged 'PPE' (13)

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Firefighter Flash Hoods

I have not been in the fire service long, but in the short time, I have come to hear lots of opinions on the use of flash hoods/ which ones…

Started by Caleb Daniel Smith

3 Jan 15, 2018
Reply by Douglas Greenwald

Why don't we copy the French Fire Helmet Designs?

One of the coolest things I have ever received in the mail, ever... arrived at my house a couple of days ago. It was from one of the friend…

Started by Mike Schlags (Captain Busy) Retd

325 Feb 28, 2013
Reply by John Crabbe

"Getting it Done" Absurdity on Alabama Fireground

Video begs us to ask why isn't the message getting out and why is this thought to be okay in the first place? There’s little information…

Started by Bill Carey

69 Jul 10, 2012
Reply by Ben Waller

Globe's WASP: Physiological and Location Monitoring on the Fireground

More on Globe's WASP technology. 
 It is late at night and the battalion chief is tugging at his collar as the evening chill increases…

Started by Bill Carey

0 May 9, 2012


I'm sure this has been discussed before but, I have always had a problem with structural firefighting gloves fitting. I usually have 1- 1 1…

Started by nita

5 Mar 13, 2012
Reply by Richard Aaron Smith

Standoff Situations- What's Your Training and SOP's?

    The photo above appeared on FFN today- I'm curious to know what your department training and SOP's would dictate for such a situation.…

Started by lutan1

13 Aug 29, 2011
Reply by lutan1

Is the cancer risk still twice as bad for firefighter's?

A New York Post article, dated November 11, 2006, quoted research that studied 110,000 firefighters worldwide that found they face up to…

Started by Mike Schlags (Captain Busy) Retd

4 Aug 21, 2011
Reply by John Crabbe

PPE Investigated in Fire That Injured Pittsburgh Firefighters

MARGARET HARDING Pittsburgh Tribune Pittsburgh fire officials want to know if faulty equipment is to blame for injuries that four firefi…

Started by FFN WebTeam

0 May 7, 2011

Nebraska Man Jailed for Stealing Helmet and Facepiece During Fire

YORK, Neb. - A 21-year-old man has been given a year in jail for stealing a firefighter's helmet and face mask from the scene of a house fi…

Started by FFN WebTeam

2 Apr 8, 2011
Reply by Kevin Teel

New Firefighting Helmet Concepts - looking for some feedback.

Hey all, I'm a current Industrial Design student at the University of Cincinnati. My current project is to design improved head protection…

Started by Blake Van Dussen

1 Feb 12, 2011
Reply by Timothy Bullard


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