Breakthrough technology for firefighter search and rescue now a reality from MSA Safety

Over the decades, milestones in firefighter safety technology have included the open-circuit breathing apparatus, flame-resistant fabrics, thermal-imaging cameras and Bluetooth communications. Today, global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated announced the availability of LUNAR, a new multi-purpose search and rescue…

MSA Safety acquires U.K. firefighter turnout gear manufacturer Bristol Uniforms

Acquisition strengthens MSA’s position as a global market leader in fire service personal protective equipment (PPE) products, which include breathing apparatus, firefighter helmets, thermal imaging cameras and firefighter protective apparel Transaction is valued at approximately $60 million, or about 1.5…

MSA Safety acquires UK firefighter PPE manufacturer Bristol Uniforms

Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) today announced it has acquired UK-based Bristol Uniforms (‘Bristol’) in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $60 million. The acquisition strengthens MSA’s position as a global leader in fire-service PPE products…

Stay at the forefront of Safety, Technology, and Standards

Configuration according to your needs and retrofitting at any time. With the M1 SCBA Platform and its modular approach you are ready for the future. Getting ready for the future of breathing protection Even though INTERSCHUTZ Hannover was rescheduled to…

Earn best practices to help reduce Firefighter risk

The M1 SCBA allows for a deeper, more efficient clean and easy service and maintenance without compromising on safety. Getting ready for the future of breathing protection Even though INTERSCHUTZ Hannover was rescheduled to 2021, MSA didn’t want to miss…

Experience better physical protection

The M1 SCBA allows for a deeper, more efficient clean and easy service and maintenance without compromising on safety. Getting ready for the future of breathing protection Even though INTERSCHUTZ Hannover was rescheduled to 2021, MSA didn’t want to miss…

Improve communication in the most dangerous environments

When your team arrives on the scene of a fire, it is critical to share information quickly and accurately from the very first minute. Even though INTERSCHUTZ Hannover was rescheduled to 2021, MSA didn’t want to miss the opportunity to…

M1 SCBA from MSA Safety – Protecting firefighters from hazardous substances

In an already hazardous job, firefighters are continuously facing new challenges. Although the overall trend in fires requiring attendance is down 43% compared with 10 years ago, fires that do require a response are potentially more dangerous. The very ‘fabric’…

Gas detection: unlocking compliance insights the smart way

Portable gas detection equipment needs to work faultlessly and in conjunction with safety best practice. Lives depend on it. But, faced with many daily demands on a safety manager’s time, maintaining compliance across a fleet of equipment is a constant challenge. Matt DeLorenzo, Business Director for Safety…

Tomorrow’s Firefighter – meeting the technological challenge

The changing role of the firefighter in recent years has largely been driven by an overall reduction in requirement to respond to fires but, more importantly in many ways, by the emergence of new risks and hazards. This is borne…

MSA Safety

MSA introduced one of the first firefighting thermal imaging cameras over a decade ago. In the years following, we’ve refined TIC design through innovation and expertise, delivering several successful generations of market-leading TICs. Our state-of-the-art cameras help you in various…


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