Hammerhead Industries / Gear Keeper News

Gear Keeper’s retractable tethers keep radio microphone secure

Many firefighters turn to the retractable Mic Keeper® from Hammerhead Industries After a string of firefighter injuries and deaths related to radio communication in the 2000s, the International Association of Fire Chiefs formed a special subcommittee to look into the issues. The result was a series of portable radio best practices that among other things recommended firefighters place radio microphones one to two inches from the mouth to avoid audio distortion problems whe...

Hammerhead Industries’ Glass Keeper adhesive film avoids additional injury to victim

The Glass Keeper adhesive film quickly attaches to the car window and secures the glass Someone is injured in a car crash every 14 seconds. Of the more than 6 million auto accidents in the United States every year, over half a million require extraction of the victim. To maximize the victim’s chances of survival, it is critical that the injured be removed as quickly and as safely as possible.  After securing the victim, glass management is the firefighter’s n...

Gear Keeper’s tether kits keep flashlights stable, secure, and accessible

The retractable tether kit’s stabilizer eliminates the swinging and dangling associated with fireman’s flashlights Laden with tools and running through blinding smoke during a dangerous fire, firefighters must react quickly when it comes to making a life-saving decision. There’s no time to waste fumbling for a flashlight. Gear Keeper’s Right Angle and Straight Flashlight self-retracting/stabilizing tether kits, designed especially for firefighters, safe...

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