San Antonio, TX, Fire Department
Jim Reidy is a 33-year veteran of the fire service, currently serving as a lieutenant on Ladder 46 and assistant safety officer for the San Antonio Fire Department (SAFD). Reidy has been involved in PPE for 30 of his 33 years and serves as co- chairman of the SAFD/Local 624 Firefighting PPE Committee, is a member of the SAFD Occupational Cancer Committee, Tool and Equipment Committee, and Apparatus Committee. Reidy is a member of the NFPA 1971-1851 Committee representing the Texas State Association of Fire Fighters. He currently serves as Helmet Task Group Chair for the next edition of NFPA 1971.