Technology Advancements and Integration in First Responder Seating, Part 7

May 31st, 2016

Part VII: In-Seat Climate Control System, Technical Discussion By John-Paul McGovern, Ph.D., chief of research and technology, USSC Group, Inc. Part I: Modeling, Simulation, and Testing Part II: Advanced Adjustment…

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Technology Advancements and Integration in First Responder Seating, Part 6

May 15th, 2016

Part VI: In-Seat Climate Control System By John-Paul McGovern, Ph.D., Chief of Research and Technology, USSC Group, Inc. Part I: Modeling, Simulation, and Testing Part II: Advanced Adjustment Mechanisms for…

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Technology Advancements and Integration in First Responder Seating, Part 5

May 1st, 2016

Part V: Advancements in Serviceability and Maintenance Part I: Modeling, Simulation, and Testing Part II: Advanced Adjustment Mechanisms for Improved Ergonomics Part III: Advanced Restraint Systems for Improved Safety, Gear…

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Technology Advancements and Integration in First Responder Seating, Part 4

April 19th, 2016

Part IV: Technology Transition from Advanced Military Systems to the First Responder Market Part I: Modeling, Simulation, and Testing Part II: Advanced Adjustment Mechanisms for Improved Ergonomics Part III: Advanced…

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Technology Advancements and Integration in First Responder Seating, Part 3

March 17th, 2016

Part III: Advanced Restraint Systems for Improved Safety, Gear Accommodation, and End User Maintenance By John-Paul McGovern, Ph.D., Chief of Research and Technology, USSC Group, Inc. Part I: Modeling, Simulation,…

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Technology Advancements and Integration in Fire Apparatus Seating, Part 2

December 28th, 2015

Part II: Advanced Adjustment Mechanisms for Improved Ergonomics Part I: Modeling, Simulation, and Testing Part III: Advanced Restraint Systems for Improved Safety, Gear Accommodation, and End User Maintenance Part IV:…

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Technology Advancements and Integration in Fire Apparatus Seating

November 20th, 2015

By John-Paul McGovern, Ph.D., Chief of Research and Technology, USSC Group. This is the first installment in a series of articles discussing recent technological advancements in fire apparatus seating systems….

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How Ergonomists and Product Manufacturers Can Help Each Other

October 22nd, 2015

By: Donald MacDonald It is common for Ergonomists to work cooperatively with vendors and/or directly with manufacturers to help their clients address their needs. Ergonomists are able to identify ergonomic…

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Fire Apparatus Seating for Quick Ingress and Egress

October 19th, 2015

When there are fires, emergencies, disasters, and explosions, most people flee and run away from the flames. First responders, however, run toward them. Every day, these brave heroes risk their…

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USSC Valor Seating at NJ Fire Expo

October 16th, 2015

As a returning guest to The Five Mile Beach Volunteer Firemen’s Association’s NJ Fire Expo, we were pleased to join vendors of fire equipment and of fire related products this…

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Durable Upholstery for Fire Apparatus Seating

September 25th, 2015

Upholstery is a very important aspect to consider when specifying firefighter seating. The materials used to cover the seats should be given the proper amount of consideration before a decision…

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Fire Apparatus Seat Design

September 1st, 2015

In recent years, there has been a focus on efficient seat design for firefighters. In the fire industry seconds can make a difference when it comes to saving lives. It…

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