Points to Consider When Selecting Fire Service SCBA

Seriously consider taking a holistic approach, including soliciting top-to-bottom feedback throughout your organization as well as understanding NFPA standards and municipality rules for SCBA expenditures.

What to Consider Before Purchasing a “Refurbished” SCBA

When contemplating the purchase of new SCBA, it is important to understand the compliance implications of purchasing “refurbished” SCBA from a supplier not authorized by its manufacturer.

Six Characteristics to Recruit for in Volunteer Firefighters

It is vitally important to approach recruiting and hiring volunteer firefighters with not just hard skills, but soft skills being front of mind.

Realizing Effective Firefighter Rapid Intervention Team Techniques and Equipment

With the many changes occurring in the field of RIT technology, all firefighters and fire officers need to be up to speed on the new equipment and tactics that are becoming available in order to have a proficient, safe, and successful rapid intervention team.

Benefits and Advancements of Snap-Change Cylinders for Fireground Readiness

Here are four reasons to use a snap-change cylinder as part of your firefighting equipment.

Nine Technologies That Will Help Transform the Fire Service

Learn more about how innovations such as use of big data, biotelemetry, facial recognition software, 360 video and gaming technology can help firefighters.

U.S. OSHA COVID-19 Violations are on the Rise. Be Prepared.

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread throughout the United States, U.S. OSHA and state OSHA departments are moving forward with enforcement of violations related to COVID-19. Keep compliant to avoid injury and penalties.

Keeping the Chill Out: Advice for Preventing Cold Stress

Baby, it’s cold outside. But for anyone who works outside or in a cold environment, this is no joke. You may be at risk for cold stress.

OH&S Magazine Spotlight: Selecting Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus for Industrial Plants

Learn more about PPE for use by industrial fire brigade personnel and responding municipal fire departments through an informative podcast and article.

Welding Journal Cover Feature: How to Help Improve Welders’ Safety and Productivity Shipbuilding Case Study

This case study examines two different welding PPE configurations being tested and the outcomes at a major shipbuilding facility.