Firefighter PPE
NFPA Today - September 14, 2021

FPRF webinar recording on “Traditional and Particulate-Blocking Firefighter Hoods: Pros, Cons, and Trade-Offs” is now available

The recording of the “Traditional and Particulate-Blocking Firefighter Hoods” webinar hosted by the Fire Protection Research Foundation, the research affiliate of NFPA, is now available for viewing online. The webinar centered around research conducted by North Carolina State University’s Textile Protection and Comfort Center (TPACC) and focused on developing a system-level methodology for evaluating protective hood materials and designs for trade-offs between protection (particulate and flashfire), comfort, durability, and situational awareness. Learn more about the findings from this comprehensive research effort, by accessing the webinar recording here.

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Sreenivasan Ranganathan
Director, Research Foundation, Mission to plan, manage and communicate research in support of the NFPA mission

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