NFPA guidelines require turnout gear to be retired 10 years from the date of manufacture. However, sometimes turnout gear needs to be replaced before the 10-year mark. Once the protective properties of the gear have diminished, it is no longer safe to use. This blog will cover some reasons to
We're excited to announce the promotion of three associates and welcome one member to the Fire-Dex and Gear Wash Family!
Fire-Dex and Gear Wash are extending aid to customers affected by Hurricane Ian and the continuous recovery effort that is ongoing throughout Florida. Including critical PPE equipment and discounted cleaning and repair services to keep protective gear in top shape, we're working closely with task
We all know cleaning yourturnout geartwice a year is recommended by theNFPA, but do you think about your hoods too? It's easy to forget this small piece of gear, but that doesn't make it any less important! Follow these4 quick and easy stepsto get your fire hood properly cleaned.
NFPA 1851is the standard on PPE selection, care and maintenance. The purpose of this standard is to reduce health and safety risks associated with improper maintenance, contamination, or damage like exposure to harmful carcinogens that are often present in structural fires. 🔥
*Adjust accordingly to best suit unique incident or department’s protocol
The longevity of your turnout gear and the effectiveness against carcinogens relies heavily on one factor: proper maintenance. Firefighters, like yourself, handle dangerous materials on a regular basis and your turnout gear can pick up a number of highly toxic contaminants. Keeping up with
We're pleased to announce our Minerva acquisition adds six locations to our expansive coast-to-coast equipment care network serving thousands of fire departments! 🙌 🚒
Get to Know Raven!
As our Operations Supervisor at our Gear Wash location in Memphis, TN, Raven, is responsible for overseeing all daily operations, associate scheduling, and communication with the Memphis Fire Department. She is excellent at maintaining an efficient workflow and trains all new