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Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Firefighter Safety

October 18, 2016|View as webpage
Dear FireRescue1 Subscriber,
In this issue of FireRescue1 Safety eNews, our experts discuss how firefighters can stay safe at fire scenes, as well as how to steer clear from harmful contaminants.

Jeffrey and Grace Stull break down what firefighters need to know about contaminated PPE.

Robert Rielage takes a look at the dangers CNG fires pose to crews, and how to safely handle them.

Lastly, Robert Avsec takes a closer look at the potential health risks and hazards foam creates to firefighters.
รข€” FireRescue1 Team
FEATURED ARTICLE
Firefighter PPE contamination: What you need to know
How to rid firefighting PPE of contaminants 
Testing firefighter turnouts for contamination 
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SCENE SAFETY
How to prep for CNG vehicle fires
By Robert Rielage, FR1 Columnist
More common than you may think, natural gas-powered vehicles are a serious fire and explosion threat that fire chiefs must plan for.
Protect your crew 
FIRE OFFICER SAFETY
How safe is firefighting foam?
By Robert Avsec, FR1 Columnist
With recent attention focused on firefighting foam contaminating groundwater, here's a closer look at the foam, the risks and the preventions.
Unseen hazards 
SAFETY NEWS
U.S. to require safety valves on more gas lines
Ky. man assaults firefighter at crash scene
Hawaii fire chief defends performance from union
SC lawmakers consider equipping first responders with guns
More Safety News 
SAFETY VIDEOS
2016 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial ceremony
Firefighting in the '60s and '70s
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