how-turnouts-work-landing-page-thumbKnowing how and why turnout gear performs the way it does will not only help you select better gear, it may save your life.

With PPE serving as our last line of defense against bodily injury or death, this guide addresses the critical question of how these components work and function.

And the more firefighters understand how it works, the better equipped they are to make PPE use and care choices that may save their lives.

This guide will give you essential tips and advice on:

• How the different components of your turnout gear work.

• How to choose the right set of PPE based on your department.

• How your turnouts protect you from a flashovers and when it’s time to run.