In firefighting, hard skills like rolling a dash or replacing a hose bed are critical for a successful fireground or rescue operation. However, the soft skills, how we approach others, also play a part in these successes, Here’s a look at the six top characteristics, soft and hard, to look for when recruiting volunteer firefighters.
Learn more about the FRC’s goals and initiatives to advance firefighter health and wellness research and resources, and get involved.
Volunteer firefighters don’t always have the cancer-prevention resources as do career firefighters — and guess what, cancer doesn’t care.
Firefighter Combat Challenge founder and president talks about how firefighter fitness and the Challenge have evolved over the past 27 years.
Scott Safety's Snap-Change cylinder connection is an industry first. Here are four features and benefits to know about this technology.
“It was not hard to segue over into creating a sport out of what was essentially an applied research study.”
You may think the comfort of an SCBA is subjective, but it's really not. Here are 10 obvious - and not so obvious - ways firefighters should judge the comfort of their SCBA.
Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) concepts have steadily changed over the years. As technology advances in the fire service we must continue to change our RIT operations to coincide with the new equipment and concepts that it brings.
In response to customers' requests for a more automated, simpler way to manage Air-Pak data, Scott Safety announced the launch of its Scott Connect Monitor software solution.
Rarely does a product come along that transforms the way firefighters do their jobs. That's what happened in 2016 when Scott Safety introduced Scott Sight.
When considering new purchases for your department, it is important to focus your efforts on purchasing solutions to problems, as opposed to a feature rich product that offers no solution to the problems that your department is faced with.
3M Scott Safety and The First Responder Center launched a new Cancer Awareness Campaign as part of Scott’s unveiling of its new Air‐Pak™ X3 Pro at Firehouse Expo.