MSA Safety Incorporated News

How Can We Better Ensure Firefighter Health And Wellness?

Ensuring the health and wellness of firefighters is a burden shared among equipment manufacturers as well as the fire departments and individual firefighters. Thoughtful design of equipment and other products used in the fire service can be a positive factor as firefighters and other first responders face dangerous situations every day. We asked our Expert Panel Roundtable: What steps can we take to better ensure firefighter health and wellness?

MSA’s 2020 Globe Gear Giveaway Program Provides Fire Departments With High Performance Turnout Gear And Helmets

The application period is now open for MSA’s Globe Gear Giveaway program! Sponsored by MSA, DuPont, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC), the 2020 Global Giveaway Program will equip 13 volunteer fire departments with four new sets of state-of-the-art turnout gear and four new helmets to enhance their firefighters’ safety. Since the program began in 2012, 507 sets of turnout gear have been awarded to 108 departments, for a total of over $1 million worth of life-saving perso...

PNC Financial Services Group’s Gregory B. Jordan Appointed To MSA Safety Inc. Board Of Directors

The Board of Directors of global safety equipment manufacturer, MSA Safety Incorporated has announced that Gregory B. Jordan, executive vice president, general counsel and chief administrative officer of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., has been elected to MSA’s Board of Directors. Mr. Jordan was elected as part of the company’s Board succession plan for director retirement. Legal and management services  Prior to joining PNC, Mr. Jordan served as the global managing pa...

MSA Safety Announces Nish Vartanian’s Election To The International Association Of Fire Fighters Foundation’s Board Of Directors

MSA Safety Incorporated, the globally renowned developer, manufacturer and supplier of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures, has announced that Nish Vartanian, President and CEO, has been elected to the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Foundation’s Board of Directors. The IAFF Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Washington D.C., provides charitable support and direct assistance to IAFF fire fighters and their families in the wake of...

MSA Safety And JVCKENWOOD Collaborate To Offer Firefighters With Bluetooth-Enabled Voice Communication

Communicating clearly and effectively is always a challenge for firefighters given the prevalence of loud and often piercing background noise at a fire ground. Overcoming this hazard and making two-way communication between firefighters more reliable is the goal of a new collaborative effort between global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated and JVCKENWOOD, globally renowned developer of critical communication solutions. voice communications With a common vision of making Blu...

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