The fire service has become extremely health conscious ‒ and rightly so.

PPE is a critical line of defense against the dangerous environment in which firefighters perform their duties. Proper cleaning and storage of protective clothing are essential to improving firefighter health and safety.

This video will provide important guidelines on:

  • The cleaning requirements set forth in NFPA 1851
  • The proper way to machine wash turnout gear
  • Tips on drying turnout gear
  • How and where to store your PPE