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Standards & Norms

Today’s dilemma for firefighters: norms & restrictions vs real-world needs

Over the past few years, I have been in conversation with different brigades around the fears and challenges they face in their workplace. This has given me a...

Emergency Response

Cancer is breaching the firefighters’ world

Recently I had the opportunity to attend the Multidisciplinary International Conference on Cancer in the Fire Services that took place online on February...

Emergency Response

Peeling back the fire suit “onion”, layer #3: the thermal barrier

We’ve made it. In the third and final blog in our series investigating the design and function of each part of the fire suit assembly, we peel back the “onion”...

Emergency Response

Peeling back the fire suit “onion”, layer #2: the moisture barrier

In our second deep-dive into the fire suit assembly, we peel back the “onion” past the outer shell to examine the design and function of the middle layer: the...

Emergency Response

Peeling back the fire suit “onion”, layer #1: the outer shell

When it comes to firefighter suit assembly, there’s much more than what meets the eye. It’s a surprisingly complex piece of personal protective equipment...

Emergency Response

3 reasons to professionally outsource fire suit washing, drying, & maintenance

You’d be surprised to learn just how many fire stations launder their fire suits in-house. It might seem harmless, but laundering your suits without proper...

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Emergency Response

Webinar on demand: Trends in firefighting suits

Due to trends we see in the Fire Service industry, we recently hosted the webinar ‘Trends in firefighting suits’. During this webinar, our Emergency Response...

Emergency Response

Suiting up with new end-user focused emergency response solutions

You’ve probably noticed it, too: the world is starting up again, with the industries most affected by COVID-19 slowly beginning to recover. At TenCate...

Emergency Response

The firefighter suit: understanding the layers of protection

We all know what a hero looks like. In the news, firefighters make a striking appearance confronting scenarios that exceed our worst nightmares. Today we take...

Emergency Response

Trends for firefighters: comfort vs. protection

Off-duty, you can find them in activewear. On-duty, firefighters are more focused than ever on the comfort level, looks, and design of their fire fighting...