Emergency Response

Helping your team meet challenging technical rescue operations, hazmat interventions, and road traffic accidents every day.

For more than a century, MSA has been working closely with Emergency Forces worldwide to develop rugged and comfortable equipment to battle the toughest conditions.

MSA Emergency Response Capabilities

When the unexpected happens, use your head

MSA hard hats offer industry-leading head protection, with the comfort you deserve.

F2-XTREM

Best-in-class for comfort & fit, across a variety of applications.

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Insulation from electrical hazards for uncompromising safety.

Arc flash exposure can be deadly, but with electric arc-resistant and full coverage you can rely on MSA arc flash products to stand up to the heat.

Gallet F1 XF helmet

The Gallet F1 XF face shield goes above and beyond the EN 14458 standard requirements to ensure maximum safety for wearers.

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Monitor the air quality around you in real time.

MSA portable gas detectors help you know where danger is hiding

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ALTAIR® 5X Multigas Detector

This robust detector is able to monitor up to 6 gases simultanously--including VOCs--and features proven accuracy, stability, and a long service life.

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From airport grounds to offshore platforms, you can’t risk not hearing clearly.

State-of-the-art MSA accessories enable firefighters to communicate more efficiently than ever, even in tough and noisy environments.

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Gallet F1XF Hearing Protection and Communication Headsets

With options for noise-cancellation, a boom microphone, or bone conductive headsets, you always have high-performance communication and hearing, no matter what the job.

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Emergency Response: The MSA Difference

Less than 10% of call-outs are fire related. For the rest of the calls, you need versatile equipment that can face the challenges and risks of any rescue operations, hazmat interventions, or technical road traffic accidents that come your way.

Caps, hard hats, and helmets that stand the test of time.

  • Durable. Lightweight, crash-tested polyethylene shells make for superior impact protection.
  • Comfortable. Optimal balance for increased comfort during long lasting operations.
  • Configurable. A full line of accessories allow for a custom design to make your helmet the perfect fit for any intervention, including enhanced communication and hearing protection.
  • Reliable. Full integrated test laboratory to ensure comprehensive product qualification and strict compliance with standards.
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F2 X-TREM

With almost 30 years of leadership in technical rescue and wildland fire helmets, MSA offers F2 X-TREM, a multifunctional advanced protection helmet.

Its comfort, modularity and wide range of accessories makes it the perfect head protection solution for various activities, such as wildland firefighting, technical rescue, Urban Search and Rescue, Road traffic accident.

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In a dangerous space, an SCBA may be your only lifeline

Our world-class SCBA products are:

  • Modular: Completely customizable configuration means you can choose the accessories and enhancements improve your comfort and protection and optimize your workflow.
  • Smart: SingleLine SCOUT integrated monitoring unit features a personal alert safety system (PASS) with motion alert.
  • Nimble: Face pieces are compact and lightweight, and offer low breathing resistance when air is on and off.
  • Comfortable: Swiveling, adjustable, and ergonomic design makes SCBA feel lightweight.
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AirGo SCBA

This high-quality preset provides comfortable, outstanding respiratory protection. Ruggedly reliable and flexible, it's a popular choice for a wide range of maintenance or rescue operations, including firefighting. Designed to reduce stress and fatigue.

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From fall arrest to positioning to rappelling, we’ve got your back.

Even with the best planning, an operation can become unpredictable. In the worst case, descent from an elevated position could be the only solution to save your own life or the lives of others.

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alphaFP Fall Protection Harness for SCBA

The alphaFP Fall Protection Harness for SCBA has been developed for challenging applications which require both Respiratory and Fall Protection. The unique 2-in-1 solution can be connected easily to any MSA SCBA backplate. Donning is completed in very few and intuitive steps.

alphaFP offers the highest safety in exposed situations. Its excellent wearer comfort makes the SCBA harness ideal for height and shaft rescues, respiratory protection and tunnel operations.

The two versions alphaFP pro and alphaFP basic are available in standard and large size. alphaFP pro additionally features hose protection tunnels on the shoulder pads and quick connect buckles between harness and SCBA for ease of mounting or emergency removal during operation.

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Performance beyond what you see.

MSA gas detection is:

  • Reliable:/span> Our portable detectors keep their exacting accuracy in the most challenging hazmat conditions.
  • Flexible: As your environments change, gas detectors quickly adapt to new conditions.
  • Innovative: All of our products combine advanced sensor technology with proven durability.
  • Easy-to-use: Portable gas detection so intuitive, you can focus on safety rather than confusing interfaces.
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ALTAIR® 5X Multigas Detector

The ALTAIR 5X Gas Detector is capable of measuring up to 6 gases simultaneously and is now available with integrated PID sensor for VOC detection. Driven by advanced MSA XCell® Sensor Technology,  the ALTAIR 5X Gas Detector delivers  faster response time, better stability, accuracy, longer service life, and cost savings over the life of the instrument.

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As more fire and rescue personnel are exposed to scenes of violence or terrorist attacks, ballistic protection is non-negotiable when it comes to extracting victims and ensuring your protection.

MSA tactical helmets are:

  • Configurable: Choose from a variety of coverage options and accessories, including bulletproof visors and ballistic neck curtains to customize your helmet for combat, airborne, intelligence, or anti-terrorism applications.
  • Robust: Resistant to IIIA ammunition.
  • Recognizable: Various color options allow you to distinguish firefighters from police forces.
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TC 800 Series

Gallet TC 800 Helmets Series are ballistic helmets adapted to different applications:

  • Combat, where gear need to be robust and reliable, and where strategies co-exist with modern technologies and means. 
  • Airborne missions, which are complex and require different equipment (free fall jumps, 0₂ equipment, specific wings…). 
  • Anti-terrorism & Special Operations, where teams often operate under high ballistic threats. Each team member designs his own and unique configuration of equipment.
  • Intelligence Operations, where the different phases of the missions (infiltration, intelligence gathering and exfiltration) require lightweight and discrete equipment.

The helmets are available in 3 ear cuts and in green, black, or tan with a non-reflective finish.

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