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Industrial safety

The effects of globalisation on the protective clothing industry

In recent times, globalisation has become a trend across many industries and companies across the world. It has taken shape across the protective clothing...

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How hyperinflation in the supply chain affects the protective clothing industry

At present, many industries are facing huge challenges in their supply chains. Around the world, there is an imbalance between supply and demand. The...

Emergency Response

Find the latest innovations in turnout gear and stationwear at Interschutz

We’re excited to showcase our latest innovations for the Fire Service market at Interschutz, the world’s leading trade fair for the fire and rescue services,...

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...

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Are you ready and suited up for a brand new cool?

At TenCate Protective Fabrics we’re about to launch something very ‘cool’ for the fire services industry. We believe that ‘clean is the new cool’ and we’re on...

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...

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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...