The Challenge:  Protect maintenance personnel from the hazardous environment of the airplane fuel tank entry and improve turnaround time efficiency of the fleet. Existing ventilation products did not perform at levels to optimize turnaround schedules. Background A large percentage of the work involved in proper inspecting and maintaining aircraft fuel tanks...

RAMFAN’s EL6015 Wheel-Kit is finally here. Instead of putting a strain on your back by carrying the fans up flights of stairs, this wheel-kit will allow firefighters to pull the fan step-by-step in a fast, efficient order. The tough rub rails will protect against stairs and curbs, which makes the...

Rehabilitation in the fire service is very important to maintain. Firefighters are always up against extreme conditions, which can affect their health. Rehabilitation on the fire ground can help prevent on-site injury or death. Protective measures need to be taken to keep firefighters safe. According to the National Fire Protection...

Confined spaces by their very meaning solicit thoughts of small, uncomfortable, and untenable space. Ventilation is a must no matter the situation. According to Koester (2018) “out of 670 confined space deaths” 373 were atmospheric in nature and 0% were ventilated (para 3). Whether you’re ventilating to clear a hazardous...

There are many elements in a confined space or hazardous location that affect the atmosphere’s safety. To maintain a healthy environment, it is important to recognize how these components can potentially be harmful.  Sufficient oxygen is extremely important to keep any atmosphere healthy — it’s one of the first elements...

How can you tell if your workplace is safe? Confined spaces are bigger than you think. They are more than just a tight spot. The elements that reside in confined spaces are dangerous, and can cause injury or death. So, it is very important to be able to identify hazardous signs...