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Humpday Hangout: Cancer-Causing Toxins and Your Firefighting PPE

Learn more about our gear from Professor Graham Peaslee and Attorney Robert Bilott

Fire Engineering – Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and related chemicals have been a topic in the fire service, with limited hard data on their effects on firefighter health and safety. Join Frank Ricci and P.J. Norwood to learn more about our gear from Professor Graham Peaslee and Attorney Robert Bilott.

Learn how your protective equipment may be negatively impacting you and what you can and should be doing to reduce the risk.

Hosts: P.J. Norwood and Frank Ricci

FirefighterNation & FireRescue Magazine:
What If I Told You That Your Bunker Gear Was Causing Cancer?
What If I Told You That Your Bunker Gear Was Causing Cancer? Part 2
Research: ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Gear Pose Risk to Firefighters

Wednesday, June 24, 2020, 1:00 p.m. EDT

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