The purpose of inspecting firefighter turnout gear is to determine the serviceability of the ensemble and if repairs are required or if the gear needs to be retired. Here at Alberta Fire Gear Cleaning we perform a routine inspection after every cleaning. We also provide Advanced Inspections which, according to NFPA 1851, should be performed once a year on all turnout gear under 10 years of age (after 10 years turnouts should be retired).
Advanced Inspections include a full evaluation of the:
During an inspection we evaluate:
Soiled emergency service PPE including firefighter turnout gear contains many contaminates which is why it should never be brought home, washed at home, or washed in public laundry facilities. Here at Alberta Fire Gear Cleaning we specialize in cleaning and decontaminating PPE for emergency services including but not limited to:
Our equipment and cleaning agents used for PPE cleaning meets all current NFPA 1851 standards. Here we provide such services as:
Damaged turnout gear should never be used on the fire ground.
Because of the intense heat and hazardous environments firefighters are exposed to, it is important to make sure their PPE is in peak condition. We repair turnout gear to meet NFPA 1971 standards.
Here is a list of some of the repairs we do (please contact for full list):
We also can perform alterations as long as it falls under our current level of Verification and permission from the Manufacturer. These alterations include but are not limited to:
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