Posts tagged with "Heat Exhaustion"
9 extreme heat safety tips for public safety personnelAs you ready yourself and your community for a heatwave, keep these tips in mind
5 reasons firefighters need lightweight PPEWearing lighter gear that provides more ease of movement can go a long way in reducing the risk of heat stress for firefighters
Why ‘Level A all the way’ isn’t the best way when it comes to PPELearn how having the right gear for the job can make your job safer and easier – in particular, reducing the risk of heat stress
How new, lighter fabrics promote heat loss without sacrificing safetyNew technology makes it possible to reduce the overall weight of turnout gear – and the stress on the firefighter wearing it – without compromising heat resistance
Staying cool: Strategies to protect firefighter cardiac healthExtreme temperatures can trigger cardiac events in firefighters, so it’s important to find ways to stay cool on the fireground
5 ways firefighters can manage heat stressUnderstanding the role of PPE and overall health in combating heat stress
Fire-Dex unveils a new clothing system approach to advance firefighter safetyNew Interceptor bundled package includes several products that reduce carcinogen exposure and heat stress
Leather Gives Rubber the BootHave you been told that rubber boots decontaminate better than leather boots? W. L. Gore & Associates tested this long-standing theory and has shown that this is not the case — in fact, leather is far superior. Leather samples were found to retain less residual chemical contamination than rubber samples following...
GORE® PARALLON™ Liner System — From the Makers of CROSSTECH® ProductsPerformance of traditional turnout gear usually requires a tradeoff between thermal protection and breathability. Now with the GORE® PARALLON™ liner system, it’s possible to achieve unparalleled...
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