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How To Properly Inspect Firefighting Gear for Care and Maintenance

This article first appeared in International Firefighter.

Gear preservation is an essential part of any firefighter’s job, andGear Wash understands the importance of managing a high-quality program of inspecting, cleaning and repairing firefighting gear – everything from turnouts to gloves,

The Effects of Improper Washing of PPE Over Time

Firefighting Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) includes turnout gear, helmets, gloves, and boots, all designed to protect them from the intense heat, smoke, and hazardous materials they encounter on the job. Properly maintained PPE is essential not only for the safety of the firefighter but also