How useful are test results when choosing new firefighter kit?

All firefighter PPE must conform to a range of international and British standards, but how useful are the test results when choosing your firefighters’ kit? How can you be sure …

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What to look for when specifying new kit

If you’re responsible for the firefighting kit for your fire and rescue service, it can be a vast undertaking and knowing what to look for when specifying new kit is …

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How often should you replace your firefighting kit?

Firefighting kit has a number of functions; it protects crew members in a wide range of situations and makes them instantly recognisable in an emergency. Replacing your kit at the …

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Coronavirus – Product availability update

Amid major concerns over the global spread of the Coronavirus, our Senior Management and Supply Chain teams have investigated potential risks to our supply chain and how these may affect …

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Floods and High Volume Pumping

High volume pumping is often an unappreciated aspect of a fire and rescue service’s capabilities. That is, until we experience the extreme weather and subsequent flooding like we saw in …

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BS 8617:2019 is here, are you ready?

Everything you need to know about the new firefighter PPE cleaning, maintenance and repair standard. It has been a long time coming but it’s finally here. As you know, the …

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5 things FlamePro takes care of so you don’t have to

Purchasing the firefighter PPE for your team is a huge responsibility. You’re choosing the garments which protect them in life or death situations, no small decision. The gravity of your …

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Balancing suit-capability with suit-weight

Firefighting is a physically demanding job at the best of times, add to that a heavy protective suit and things get even harder. Firefighting PPE is specially designed to protect …

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Heat stress: a serious issue facing firefighters

Let’s talk heat stress: a serious issue facing firefighters across the globe. The first step towards finding a solution to the problem of heat stress is understanding what heat stress …

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