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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Fire Rescue 1 Safety

May 17, 2016|View as webpage
Dear FireRescue1 Subscriber,
In this issue of the FireRescue1 Safety eNews, Jeffrey and Grace Stull look at new firefighter hood technology designed to fight cancer and the hurdles it has to overcome.

Mark van der Feyst discusses four roadside tactics for better firefighter safety and Robert Avsec looks at how to buy firefighter SCBA for a CBRN world.
— FireRescue1 Team
How firefighter hoods will fight cancer
How to improve the next-gen FF hood
Even the best PPE has limitations in keeping contaminants off the skin
FF research shows PPE exposure risk
New testing examines how particles can penetrate firefighter protective gear
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4 roadside tactics for better firefighter safety
By Mark van der Feyst, FR1 Columnist
These safety measures can shift the odds away from firefighter injury when motorists do the unexpected.
Safety factor 
Buying firefighter SCBA for a CBRN world
By Robert Avsec, FR1 Columnist
Breathing apparatus standards have grown to cover all hazards; here's a look at eight of those to aid your next purchase.
Protection level 
Official: Fire in West fertilizer plant blast was criminal
La. bill makes targeting of firefighters, cops a hate crime
Chicago Fire Department strips paramedics of PPE
Vienna removes 'dangerous' fire poles from firehouses
More Safety News 
FF loses control of hose, falls from ladder
Fire Service Chats: Rhoda Mae Kerr
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