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.
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.
Helpful Information for Assistance to Firefighters Grant Applications for COVID-19 PPE
The next cycle of the AFG-S grant program to purchase many types of light PPE opens on October 6th to volunteer fire departments and combination departments only and the application period will remain open until November 13th.
OH&S Magazine Spotlight: The Complexities of Achieving Comfort in Fall Protection Harnesses
Learn more about how a weight distribution system (WDS) can help fall protection harnesses be more comfortable for those tasked with the dangerous job of working at height.
Disinfection of PPE for Working Safely in Construction During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Find out more about how to properly disinfect reusable personal protective equipment to help maintain safe working conditions throughout construction job sites.