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.


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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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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The G1 SCBA offers integrated and enhanced solutions to exceed your needs today as well as years into the future.

MSA's long-standing commitment to the fire service industry began nearly 100 years ago. Our goal is to provide dependable, high-quality products, instruments and service that will help to ensure a safe return home. MSA’s extensive knowledge and expertise has helped to harness new technologies to produce exceptional protective equipment.

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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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