What if we find that our bunker gear not only has PFAS chemicals in it but they can affect us and we have been doing nothing about it?
Learn more about our gear from Professor Graham Peaslee and Attorney Robert Bilott.
A release from Notre Dame News examined new research that found "forever chemicals" in turnout gear poses a risk to firefighters.
These particular PFAS have been linked to thyroid disease, hypertension, immunosuppression, kidney cancer, and testicular cancer.
The goal of this study was to quantify the airborne and personal protective equipment (PPE) contamination levels of these compounds during controlled residential fires in the U.S., and to evaluate gross-decontamination measures.
Lawsuit seeks damages for exposing Martinsburg residents to chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAs.
Decon and cleaning of PPE after a fire.
This course is designed to provide insight into some of the risks associated with training fires that use traditional wood-based fuel as well as theatrical smoke or engineered wood products.
A conversation with the nations leading researchers.
Personnel at departments that use firefighting AFFFs with PFAS/PFOA/PFOS should practice the following controls to stay safe from exposure.