Bunker Gear Transfer: The Invisible Danger

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami
Bunker Gear Transfer: The Invisible Danger
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami - This version is the full narrated version of the presentation and includes both Bunker Gear Transfer: The Invisible Danger video and the New Badge of Honor video. It also includes additional information and background on firefighter cancer risks. This presentation has been evaluated and shown to increase intentions to engage in decontamination processes, as well as helping improve knowledge, attitudes, and norms toward decontamination.

This video demonstrates processes of cross-contamination from bunker gear to individuals, equipment, the fire station, personal vehicles, and even family members. This video has been evaluated and has been shown to be effective at increasing intentions to engage in decontamination processes after a fire, including showering, routine cleaning of gear, bagging gear before transport, and using wipes on scene.

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