MSA's FireHawk M7 self-contained breathing apparatus is NFPA-certified for both its breathing apparatus and Personal Alert Safety System (PASS). The PASS device sounds a loud, piercing alarm whenever a firefighter becomes disabled or lies motionless for 30 seconds.
Air Systems International Inc.
The unique modular design of the Air-Kaddy™ allows for expansion as needed to accommodate present and future SCBA storage needs. It comes available in a free-standing style with standard sizes for eight to 40 cylinders or in vehicle style for fire/rescue trailers and trucks requiring a narrower profile.
BullEx Digital Safety's I.T.S. Xtreme™ is a live-fire extinguisher training simulator for use by fire departments, emergency responders, and others. The system responds to a trainee's actions with an air/water training extinguisher and has three available stainless steel props: Class A, trashcan; Class B, stovetop; and Class C, motor.
NOTIFIER's ONYX FirstVision™ way-finding navigation tool is designed to accelerate scene size-up and execution of response operations by giving firefighters and other emergency first responders critical information necessary for making fast, effective, and well-informed decisions. Its PC-based touch screen quickly shows responders a fire's location and where best to extinguish it by graphically displaying its origin and spread.
Bullard's new T4 Glare Shield is designed to eliminate sun glare in outside operations that may make it difficult to clearly see an image on the Bullard T4 thermal imager screen. Allowing users to fully assess fires before entering, magnifying optics enable users to view images while holding the imager up to or away from the face.
American Heart Association
The American Heart Association Airway Management Course is specifically designed to give students the opportunity to learn, practice, and demonstrate many airway skills used in resuscitation. The course is available in five modules: Bag-Mask Ventilation and Airway Adjuncts (required), Laryngeal Mask Airway, Esophageal-Tracheal Combitube, Endotracheal Tube, and Impedance Threshold Device.
Design with features suggested by firefighters, the Warrior™ SCBA features all of the functional components integrated into the Air-Pod™ backpack to eliminate dangerous catch points. Other features include a completely re-engineered PASS device and two communication options: a Voice Amplification System and a wireless Radio Communication System.
Draeger Safety Inc.
The Draeger PSS 7000 SCBA features a new cylinder change-out method that takes only 10 seconds and uses a fully integrated "Heads-UP" display and warning system that allows firefighters to see air pressure levels in dark conditions. The ergonomically designed device also employs an adjustable back plate for improved freedom of movement.
The third in a series of third-generation photoionization detector (PID)-based instruments, the new MiniRAE Lite is a non-intrinsically safe instrument that uses standard alkaline AA size batteries or optional rechargeable batteries. The instrument is intended for outdoor environmental and construction site use where hydrocarbon-based VOCs and chemicals pose a threat.
Smiths Detection's new first responder, multi-sensor, hand-held Hazardous Gas and Vapor Identifier (HGVI™) uses unique H-Fusion™ (Hazard-Fusion) decision enhancement software that allows for accurate and quick identification of unknown toxic industrial chemicals, chemical warfare agents, and gamma radiation. Designed in conjunction with first response teams, the device also reduces false positives.