By John Witt

John is president of the Safetek Profire group, which is Canada’s largest fire apparatus and emergency response vehicles sales organization and has been in the industry for more than 40 years.

Ergonomics is the study of people’s efficiency in their working environment. The Fire Apparatus Manufacturers’ Association (FAMA) has been promoting firefighter ergonomics for decades through its own firefighter survey and in cooperation with the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). One application of ergonomics in apparatus design involves the configuration of hose storage Continue reading