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Respiratory Protection

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How Reusable Half-Mask Respirators Can Help Address Challenges with Disposable Respirators for Fire and EMS

While disposable masks serve an important role in helping keep first responders safe, they can also present several challenges, including: Sustainability and waste Reusability Shelf life and storage...

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M1 Telemetry Seville Story

MSA M1 Telemetry to serve the firefighters and community of Sevilla Helping to keep people safe has been a core part of MSA Safety’s mission for more than 100 years. Accordingly,  the company is...

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Best Practices to Help Reduce Firefighter Risk (EU/OSHA)

For many fire departments, garment cleaning and maintenance already has an established protocol, with many brigades working with PPE suppliers. However, there has been a strong culture that says...

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How to Conduct a Firefighter PPE Risk Assessment (OSHA)

NFPA 1851, Standard on Selection, Care, and Maintenance of Protective Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting, requires departments to perform a Risk Assessment prior to...

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Confined spaces are hazardous! (EU)

Chemical by-products, petroleum products and other substances can often be absorbed or retained in the materials of the storage container. When storage spaces are emptied for maintenance, cleaning or...

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The evolution of SCBA: How modern innovation is improving firefighter safety (EU)

The biggest barrier to firefighters trying to extinguish a blaze, or attempt a rescue within a building, is smoke. The need to provide crews with the ability to breath, manoeuvre within a building...

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