Tag Archives: PPE

New Tools and Machinery to Fight the Fires of the 21st Century

Conversation between Javier Baena and Ángelo Lorenzo Vallfirest A.L: How did your journey into the world of wildland fires start? J.B: I studied forest engineering. Then I expanded with the master degree in fire studies in Lérida. A.L: You are ...

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Respiratory Protective Equipment for Wildland Fires

Conversation between Sergi Pareja and Angelo Lorenzo     A.L: What are the occupational risks that wildland firefighters are exposed to? S.P: Wildland firefighters have the same risks as a welder, because they are exposed to heavy metals, the same ...

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Xtreme Mask, The Latest Advance in Respiratory Protection for Wildfires

A multipurpose device that offers a complete protection of the face and the face and respiratory tract against particles, gases and vapors. Vallfirest – Wildland firefighters are exposed to several labor risks; heat, humidity, radiation, incandescent particles, microparticles, nanoparticles, smoke, ...

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Alaska Interagency COVID-19, PPE Training

Hygiene and PPE donning and doffing     Alaska DNR DOF – This video produced by the Alaska Interagency Wildland Fire Medic Program explains what COVID-19 is, its signs and symptoms, how it spreads, how to prevent the spread and ...

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Product Feature: Haix Missoula 2.1 – NFPA Certified – Wildland Fire Boot

Now’s the time to try out the latest generation Missoula 2.1     Haix North America The HAIX® Missoula 2.1 was built to meet the exacting demands of the wildland firefighter. The durably tough European split bull leather is water-resistant, ...

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HAIX North America Introduces New Wildland Certified Boot, Missoula 2.1

Compliant with NFPA 1977 for wildland firefighting     HAIX® announced that the company has introduced a new boot dedicated to wildland firefighting: the wildland certified Missoula 2.1. The new Missoula 2.1 is compliant with NFPA 1977 for wildland firefighting ...

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N.C. State Researchers Put Fire Gear to the Test

UL lab allows researchers to push PPE to the limits   RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Researchers at N.C. State are working to find better ways to protect firefighters fighting wildfires. They received a grant from FEMA after a group of ...

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