New EN469: 2005 Level 2 firefighter bike suit

A new, lighter weight firefighter motorcycle protective garment is a recent addition to Bristol’s firefighter PPE range, which has the flexibility to be used as structural protection to EN469:2005 Level 2 and as a bike suit meeting the appropriate mechanical impact protection required…

Interschutz creates a buzz for Bristol

This year’s Interschutz proved to be Bristol’s most successful in recent times, with a particularly optimistic feel to the main exhibition halls. Innovation was very much in evidence as fabric and PPE manufacturers brought their latest developments to show to…

Innovative approaches to PPE design

Whilst innovation is fundamental to driving progress through the adoption of new materials and product design, this can also be accompanied by increased costs as new, better performing materials are often intrinsically more costly to produce whilst improved manufacturing techniques…

Hainsworth – At the Forefront of the Health and Well-being Agenda

There is an increasing emphasis among the global firefighter family on the importance of health and well-being. This is partly about the health and well-being of the people living in our communities, but just as importantly about firefighters themselves. Hainsworth…

The push for clean PPE and Healthy Fire Fighters

In the past decades, firefighters have been glorified for their tough and dirty exteriors that demonstrate their heroic efforts to fight fires and save lives.Soot covered turn out gear often served as a badge of honor, illustrating how courageous these…

Packexe Ltd – Committed to Protecting What Matters for over 25 years

Over the past 25 years, Packexe® Ltd has committed to Protecting What Matters with their highest quality packaging products and an outstanding range of surface protection films, suitable for workplaces and homes, nationally and internationally, often seen on major television…

Fhoss Technology – igniting the way to a safer future

Fhoss Technology is a supplier and manufacturer of a new and innovative form of powered light safety wear which, unlike traditional high visibility clothing, lights up without the need for ambient light. Representing a big leap forward for Personal Protective…

Bristol Uniforms to exhibit at Interschutz

Bristol is a leading international designer and manufacturer of advanced firefighter personal protective equipment (PPE). Based in the UK, the company supplies to municipal and industrial firefighters in over 110 countries around the world through a carefully selected and trained…

Airport firefighting – protection and training for unique hazards

They happen rarely, but when they do, air accidents at or near airports present rescuers and firefighters with particular challenges which are quite different from those met daily by structural firefighters. Despite the media coverage given to mid-air aircraft accidents,…

Rotterdam-Rijnmond Fire Brigade chooses TEXPORT

At the end of 2013, the product quality that TEXPORT® delivers won over yet another prestigious client in Europe: the Rotterdam-Rijnmond Fire Brigade (Rotterdam urban region). The toughest challenges in the tendering phase were seeing whether the suits could survive…

Continued Global Growth For PBI

PBI Performance Products is enjoying continued growth across Europe as more fire and rescue services specify the company’s outer fabrics as the preferred choice to protect their firefighters. PBI fabrics are internationally renowned for their exceptional flame resistance and thermal…

New Generation Technical Rescue PPE

BRISTOL’s RescueFlex is the company’s latest generation of technical rescue PPE. Built on the XFlex platform, originally introduced for the company’s latest structural PPE, the garments incorporate the three-dimensional design features that provide enhanced limb movement through the use of…

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