Editors are advised that a high-resolution photo is available to accompanythe news release, NETU086, MSA's Next-Generation Breathing Apparatus forFirefighters First to Receive Full NFPA Approval, issued yesterday by MSA.
Caption: The FireHawk M7 Air Mask from MSA is the first device to meetthe entire range of new performance standards established by the National FireProtection Association. Among the new requirements mandated by the NFPA isthe ability of a Personal Alert Safety System (PASS) to function properly andconsistently in temperatures as high as 500 degrees. PASS devices are animportant component of an Air Mask in that they sound a loud, piercing alarmwhenever a firefighter becomes disabled ... (PRNewsFoto)
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