Fire Chief » PPE Every Department | Every Leader Tue, 31 Mar 2015 03:21:08 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Can certified firefighter PPE be misleading? Mon, 23 Feb 2015 06:03:57 +0000
Most certified PPE is on the up and up, but that's not always the case; here's how to identify suspect certification claims
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Baltimore fire safety officer’s death ruled accidental Mon, 17 Nov 2014 18:26:03 +0000
Lt. James Bethea died of smoke inhalation after falling through a floor at a vacant home, where he remained for hours before an off-duty firefighter called for help
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How to buy non-firefighting PPE Tue, 04 Nov 2014 16:07:54 +0000
Not every situation calls for structural PPE; here's a look at how to determine what other gear you may need
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How to rid firefighting PPE of bedbugs Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:53:55 +0000
Bedbugs can and will get in your turnout gear; the nature of PPE makes eradicating them all the more tricky
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Tenn. fire chief seeks new turnout gear, fire truck Thu, 15 May 2014 18:40:33 +0000
Chief Kevin Peters said their current turnout gear is 13 years old, while the average life span is eight years.
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How would you attack this car fire? Mon, 12 May 2014 15:28:38 +0000
With fires in today's vehicles, it is critical to know the risks and how to protect firefighters against them.
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Survey: Firefighter PPE care is improving Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:31:51 +0000
New survey results show that the fire service is doing a better job of cleaning and repairing its turnout gear than it did 10 years ago.
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Former firefighter charged for not returning gear Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:18:51 +0000
The fire chief contacted the fire marshal's office after the firefighter failed to return $4,000 worth of equipment when he left.
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What to wear under your turnouts Mon, 03 Mar 2014 18:29:47 +0000 Globe PPE
Many believe that garments worn under your protective gear can create problems if not properly selected.
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How to buy bunker gear washing machines Mon, 24 Feb 2014 21:45:17 +0000
Keeping turnout gear clean is critical to firefighter health; here's how to buy and use turnout gear washers.
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