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Volunteer Fire Departments In MO And TX Are Latest Recipients In MSA’s And DuPont’s Globe Gear Giveaway

MSA, DuPont, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) are helping volunteer fire departments obtain much-needed gear through MSA’s and DuPont’s Globe Gear Giveaway. Now in its tenth year, the program has provided over $1 million worth of gear to assist volunteer fire departments in need. In 2021, 13 departments will each receive four sets of turnout gear and four helmets to help enhance the safety of their firefighters. The first 500 applicants also received a one-year N...

Dräger Combines Safety And Comfort With Its New HPS SafeGuard Helmet

Dräger, an international pioneer in the fields of medical and safety technology, has launched its new multi-purpose HPS® SafeGuard helmet, providing the highest levels of usability, safety, serviceability, and connectivity.  Tested to the highest international standards, the helmet delivers excellent levels of safety, with its integrated, high optical visor for face and eye protection. The additional multi-coating feature prevents it from fogging and scratching, while a gold coati...

NVFC Member Firefighters Given Final Chance To Win MSA Cairns XF1 Fire Helmet, As Part Of MSA Safety And NVFC’s Annual Giveaway

Volunteer firefighters who are also National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) members have one final chance to enter and win a personalized MSA Safety Incorporated’s MSA Cairns XF1 Fire Helmet. This is the last of three helmets that will be given out in 2021. MSA Cairns XF1 Fire Helmet The jet-style design of the Cairns XF1 Fire Helmet reduces snag hazards, provides a personalized fit, and houses its own integrated light module. Plus, the soft goods are removable, washable, and replaceable,...

Midland Volunteer Fire Department And Springville Volunteer Fire Department Named Recipients Of MSA, NVFC And DuPont’s Globe Gear Giveaway

MSA Safety Incorporated (MSA), DuPont Personal Protection (DuPont), and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) are helping volunteer fire departments obtain much-needed turnout gear, through MSA and DuPont’s Globe Gear Giveaway. Now in its tenth year, the program has provided over US$ 1 million worth of fire safety gear to assist volunteer fire departments in need. Globe Gear Giveaway In 2021, 13 fire departments will each receive four sets of turnout gear and four helmets, in order...

New Helmet From MSA Safety To Set A New Standard For Head Protection In Wildland Firefighting And Technical Rescue Company

MSA Safety, an industry-leading designer, manufacturer, and distributor of safety products the world over, announced the introduction of the GALLET F2XR rescue helmet. It is the first and only firefighters’ helmet on the market that can be used in a wide range of applications, including wildland firefighting and technical rescue operations, including responding to road traffic collisions, rescue at height, and water rescue operations. The F2XR helmet is produced at MSA’s design and...

Rosenbauer Announces The Release Of Their New Smart Protective Helmet, HEROS H30

With the release of the HEROS H30, Rosenbauer is launching a new smart protective helmet for fire departments. The three-quarter shell helmet offers maximum safety with minimum weight. It meets the highest protection levels of EN 443 for internal attacks and weighs approx. 1,235 grams (without attachments) significantly less than comparable type A helmets. Especially with longer periods of use, every gram that is not placed on the helmet wearer's head makes a difference. HEROS H30 protective h...

MSA To Provide A Personalized Cairns XF1 Fire Helmet To NVFC Member Through A Giveaway

MSA and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) are working together to provide the most innovative and up-to-date technology to help first responders improve their health and safety. Through June 30, NVFC members can enter to win a personalized MSA Cairns® XF1 Fire Helmet. To be eligible to enter, applicants must be an active U.S. volunteer firefighter and a member of the NVFC. Integrated light module This is the second of three entry periods to win an XF1 helmet throughout the year....

1960s London Fire Brigade Van Sells For Over £10,000 In Classic Car Auction

In 1965, Greater London Council ordered six Commer Cobs to be used BACVs (Breathing Apparatus Control Vehicles). DYC32C ended up, at least to start with, in Bromley. It remained with the Fire Brigade until 1977 when it was sold out of the service. Of the six ordered, DYC32C is believed to be the only one that survives today. The Commer was, at one point, owned by a builder who cared little for the fire-based heritage and then used it as a van. However, it survived the cement dust and was sold a...

Dräger To Provide Personal Protective Equipment To All Emergency Services And Blue Light Organizations In The UK

Specialist personal protective equipment from Dräger, a pioneer in the fields of medical and safety technology, will now be available to all Emergency Services and Blue Light organizations in the UK through a new framework agreement with public sector procurement specialists, YPO. The Emergency Services and Blue Light framework agreement specially covers three lots: firefighter helmets and associated products (lot 6); ambulance technician helmets and associated products (lot 23); and decon...

MSA Safety Acquires U.K. Firefighter Turnout Gear Manufacturer Bristol Uniforms

MSA Safety Incorporated announced it has acquired U.K.-based Bristol Uniforms in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $60 million. The acquisition strengthens MSA's position as a front-runner in fire service PPE products while providing an avenue to expand its business in the U.K. and key European markets. Headquartered in Bristol, U.K., Bristol Uniforms is a foremost innovator and provider of protective apparel to the fire and rescue services sector, with annual revenue of approxima...

MSA Security Incorporated, NVFC And DuPont’s 2020 Globe Gear Giveaway Final Recipients Announced

The final three recipients have been announced in the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC), MSA Security Incorporated and DuPont’s 2020 Globe Gear Giveaway. The White River (ON, Canada) Fire Department, New Baltimore Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company (Warrenton, VA), and the Central Hardin Fire Department (Elizabethtown, KY) will each receive four sets of state-of-the-art turnout gear and four helmets to increase the safety of their members. MSA Safety Incorporated, DuPont, and NVFC tea...

Avon Protection Launch CFP100 Particulate Filter In Response To Global Pandemic

Avon Protection is pleased to announce the launch of the CFP100 Particulate Filter, a development driven by increased demand for particulate protection as a result of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. The NIOSH approved CFP100 Particulate Filter compliments Avon Protection’s foremost respiratory protection portfolio, adapting proven technology to create their lightest and most comfortable filter canister to date. This development was an immediate response to the changing global operational condit...

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