GIVEAWAY – Get FREE Gear!
**Please note, we are not a part of this giveaway, but we wanted to share this amazing opportunity for the chance to receive some helpful equipment.**
Eligible volunteer fire departments in the USA and Canada will again, in 2022, receive new, state-of-the-art Globe turnout gear. This is all thanks to the annual Globe Gear Giveaway program by DuPont Personal Protection in collaboration with MSA and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC). This year’s program will see up to 13 volunteer fire departments in need receive a total of 52 helmets, 52 jackets, and 52 pants to support their work. All fire departments are encouraged to apply as long as they meet the following eligibility requirements:
- Located in the U.S. or Canada and legally organized under state/province law.
- Demonstrate a need for the gear
- Serve a population no larger than 25,000.
- Over 50% volunteer.
- Member of the NVFC. NB: MSA will provide complimentary memberships to the first 500 applicants.
For the comprehensive program criteria, potential applicants may go to www.nvfc.org/gear and apply by June 1st, 2022.
After the application period is over, selection will be done after which winners will be announced monthly from July to December. Participants can follow the announcements on the NVFC website site. They can also subscribe to the NVFC’s Dispatch newsletter, and follow the Council’s Facebook and Twitter pages, alongside the Globe Facebook page.
MSA Safety Incorporated specializes in the development, manufacture, and supply of safety products. Founded in 1914, this global company offers a wide range of products such as firefighter helmets, protective apparel, and fall protection devices. It also produces industrial head protection products, self-contained breathing apparatus, portable gas detection instruments, as well as fixed gas and flame detection systems.
All these solutions are meant to protect people and facility infrastructures from injury and damage. Nonetheless, many of its solutions integrate advanced materials, mechanical systems, and electronics to provide adequate protection against hazardous or life-threatening situations.
Nevertheless, MSA products are used by workers around the globe who are in different industries including the;
- The fire protection industry.
- The military industry.
- The oil, gas, and petrochemical industry.
- The construction industry.
- The mining industry.
With revenues of $1.35 billion as of 2020 and approximately 5200 employees globally, MSA remains one of the biggest international companies. Headquartered in Cranberry Township north of Pittsburgh, Pa, it has manufacturing operations in many other different parts of the world besides the United States. These include Asia, Europe, and Latin America. For more information visit MSA’s website at www.MSAsafety.com.
About DuPont Personal Protection
DuPont distributes an extensive range of personal protection solutions for a wide range of professionals who are in hazardous professions. These include industrial workers and first responders. The company sources its products from some of the most trusted and innovative brands in the personal protection and safety industry, which include Tychem®, Nomex®, Kevlar®, and Tyvek®. To learn more about DuPont, go to personalprotection.dupont.com.
Listed on the NYSE as “DD,” DuPont is a company that helps transform industries and everyday life with its innovative, technology-based solutions. Using broad science and expertise, the company enables its customers to advance their best ideas and deliver essential innovations in key sectors. These include healthcare, water, construction, transportation, worker safety, and electronics. More details about it can be found at www.dupont.com.
About the NVFC
Being the leading nonprofit membership association, the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) represents the interests of the volunteer fire, EMS, and rescue services. Serving as the national voice of volunteer services, the association offers education, advocacy, programs, and key resources for first responders nationwide. To learn more about NVFC, go to www.nvfc.org.