Search And Rescue

Cutting-edge solutions that are there for you when others need you most.

MSA Search & Rescue 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, including collapsed structure search.

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Find the hotspots and the heartbeats.

What if you could keep your senses crystal clear, even when smoke, dust, and debris obstruct your path? With MSA thermal imaging cameras, you can see through the most challenging environments.

EVOLUTION® 6000 Plus Thermal Imaging Camera

Introducing the Evolution 6000 TIC–the world’s most advanced thermal imaging camera from the world leader in safety.

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Get medium to long-distance visibility and target illumination.

Helmet-mounted lamps enable hands-free operation so you can focus on what counts. Features include:

  • ATEX approved for use in hazardous areas
  • Water-resistant or waterproof

XPS Lamp

Constant LED illumination over nominal burn time, medium range, and high light penetration in heavy fume environments.

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When time is of the essence, ascend or descend with ease.

Workman Rescuer

Easy and intuitive fall protection, the Workman Rescuer also serves as an anchorage attachment or a stand-alone retractable device.

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Search & Rescue: The MSA Difference

Search and rescue professionals have to be suitably equipped to meet the demands of their versatile challenge. MSA solutions offer heavy duty protection.

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.
  • Reliable. Full integrated laboratory tests 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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State-of-the-art eyewear to keep you focused and protected.

  • Improved vision: Anti-fog, anti-scratch coatings help you see clearly in dark, difficult conditions.
  • Reinforced protection: Engineered with splash- and impact-resistant materials.
  • Comfortable fit: Goggles come with padded, customized frames and indirect venting for cool comfort and circulation.
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Altimeter Goggles

The Altimeter helps take the risk out of eye injury whether working with chemicals, sanding, building or more. Its hybrid design makes it ideal for universal use; its thoughtful features and durable construction make it ideal in hazardous environments. Comes with a split headband and a set of temples.

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Clear the Air

Breathe pure air that’s free of fumes, particles, or contaminates.

MSA’s respirators allow you to breathe pristine air in any search and rescue situation, especially in confined space.

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From fall arrest to positioning to rappelling, we’ve got your back.

Even with the best planning, an operation can become unpredictable. In the worst case, descent from an elevated position could be the only solution to save your own life or the lives of others.

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alphaFP Fall Protection Harness for SCBA

The alphaFP Fall Protection Harness for SCBA has been developed for challenging applications which require both Respiratory and Fall Protection. The unique 2-in-1 solution can be connected easily to any MSA SCBA backplate. Donning is completed in very few and intuitive steps.

alphaFP offers the highest safety in exposed situations. Its excellent wearer comfort makes the SCBA harness ideal for height and shaft rescues, respiratory protection and tunnel operations.

The two versions alphaFP pro and alphaFP basic are available in standard and large size. alphaFP pro additionally features hose protection tunnels on the shoulder pads and quick connect buckles between harness and SCBA for ease of mounting or emergency removal during operation.

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Performance beyond what you see

MSA gas detection is:

  • Reliable: 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® 4XR Multigas Detector

Outfitted with rapid-response MSA XCell® sensors, the ALTAIR 4XR Gas Detector is the toughest 4-gas monitor on the market and is backed by a 4-year warranty.

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