This Webcast identifies best safety and healthy practices covering equipment, guidelines, and common sense practices to reduce firefighter exposure to carcinogens.
Topics covered by this Webcast include:
Funding sources and how to budget for implementation
Operations including gross decontamination, washing on scene, and transporting contaminated PPE
How station design and maintenance can improve safety
Station, PPE, hose, and equipment cleaning
Importance of wellness, annual physicals, and documenting exposures
The event will conclude with a short Q&A session.
01:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
12:00 PM Central Standard Time
10:00 AM Pacific Standard Time
18:00 Greenwich Mean Time
CEC: A certificate of attendance will be offered.
Approximately one hour. Free to attend.
Beth Gallup Captain Kent Regional Fire Authority
Captain Gallup began her career with the Kent Fire Department in 1989 and was promoted to captain in 2004. She has worked in fire prevention, fire suppression and is a hazmat technician. During her tenure, she has managed the department’s SCBA program, the site plan program, and is now the facilities director.