In your structural firefighting protective ensemble, a head-to-toe fitting  means that all the individual protective elements – including your helmet, hood, mask, gloves, coat, pants and boots – must fit securely and overlap where necessary to effectively reduce your risk of  injury or death.

Due to increasing awareness about the risk posed by exposure to smoke, soot and dangerous chemicals and compounds , we now know it’s critical for your safety and well-being that interface areas – the neck, torso, wrists and ankles – are adequately protected. This article covers proper donning and PPE interfaces designed to protect firefighters. Read More...