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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Firefighter Safety

April 19, 2016|View as webpage
Dear FireRescue1 Subscriber,
In this issue of the FireRescue1 Safety eNews, Robert Avsec talks about how to protect firefighter hearing to avoid health risks.

Joshua Nash makes his case for giving firefighters and paramedics body armor and Jeffrey and Grace Stull discuss whether or not firefighter PPE needs another breathability test.
— FireRescue1 Team
How to protect firefighter hearing
City to pay FF $495K over hearing loss from siren
A 23-year veteran suffered permanent injuries, including tinnitus
1,500 FDNY FFs sue siren maker over hearing loss
Noise level was compared to sitting in the front row at a concert
ATHLETIX™ from Globe: The Future of Turnout Gear
Clean-slate design. Breakthrough materials. ATHLETIX™ from Globe is turnout gear unlike any other. Watch video to learn more.
Watch video
A case for giving firefighters, medics body armor
By Joshua Nash, FR1 Contributor
Given the street-level dangers and improved technology, ballistic vests should be an option to all firefighters and medics.
A sensible option 
Does firefighter PPE need another breathability test?
By Jeffrey and Grace Stull, FR1 Columnists
With a test measuring total heat loss accepted, is there room and need for a test measuring evaporative resistance?
Seeking balance 
Mayday: 6 firefighters hurt in massive Jersey Shore blaze
RI fire captain injury renews cyanide safety concerns
Ill-equipped firefighters honored for heroics
Denver firefighter's death prompts nationwide safety alert
More Safety News 
Reality Training: Highway scene safety
Cancer prevention in the Boston FD
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