Cairns HP3 Commando Helmet

 

 
 
 

Fran Hildwine, BS, NREMT-P, CCEMT-P | | Tuesday, January 20, 2009


The debate over which helmet style works for EMS operations can become really intense. Should it have a traditional "fire" style or more modern design? Does it need to be certified for firefighting? Can you wear SCBA with it?Cairns now offers theHP3 Commando Helmet, a good-looking piece of gear, certified for firefighting and able to be worn with SCBA. Its low-profile, no-brim design provides easier access at rescue scenes and in confined spaces. The helmet also offers non-corroding, high-temperature, glass-filled polymer face shield/goggle hardware, a Nomex chinstrap with a one-hand quick release buckle and a five-year shell replacement warranty. A three-position rear ratchet allows for sizing to fit6/"Ò8/". It may even be big enough for your boss ...

VITALS

Standards: NFPA 1971Ò2000 certified

Colors: Red, yellow, white, black, blue

Eye protection: Shield or goggles

800/MSA-2222

www.msanorthamerica.com




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