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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Fire Rescue 1 Safety

September 20, 2016|View as webpage
Dear FireRescue1 Subscriber,
In this issue of FireRescue1 Safety eNews, our experts discuss the best undergarments to wear under turnout gear. Robert Avsec offers a comprehensive guide of top-notch undergarments firefighters should wear to protect themselves from burns. He also discusses what to look for when purchasing boots.

Linda Willing breaks down how company officers influence behavior and how one recent study provides some correct and incorrect assertions.

Lastly, Rachel Stemerman offers four tips in securing an AFG grant for body armor. 
— FireRescue1 Team
FEATURED ARTICLE
Best undergarments to protect firefighter from burns
What to wear under your turnouts 
Station boots: What to know before you buy 
G-XTREME® 3.0 with NOMEX® NANO
New NOMEX® NANO thermal barrier material is thinner, lighter, more flexible, more breathable, and quicker drying. 
Learn more
LEADING THE TEAM
How your company officers influence firefighter behavior
By Linda Willing, FR1 Columnist
A recent study makes some fundamentally wrong, and right, assertions about firefighter safety practices.
Step it up 
GETTING GRANTS
Body armor for EMS: 4 success tips to fund through AFG
By Rachel Stemerman, FR1 Columnist
Ballistic protective equipment for active shooter response is eligible for Assistance to Firefighters grant funding.
4 tips 
SAFETY NEWS
Firefighter's foam-related injuries raise safety, health concerns
Canada adopts firefighting science for teaching, practice
Severely burned Wash. firefighter to undergo surgeries
NASA works with US Forest Service to improve fire shelters
More Safety News 
SAFETY VIDEOS
Canada firefighters make narrow escape from fireball
17 NY firefighters injured in 6-alarm fire
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