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PSA: Know Your Number

Jun 21
2021

As a firefighter, you wear required proper protective equipment such as a helmet, boots, and turnout gear. This gear can save your life – but it also gets covered in soot, carbon, and other toxic residue. Why is dirty turnout gear hazardous to firefighters? One word – cancer.....

You will find apparatus and equipment decon is often missed as we have put an....

Personal Decontamination is something every firefighter should be doing after an incident. LSU has created....

Gross Decontamination on scene after a fire is paramount in starting the process of getting....

We as firefighters know that firefighting is dangerous, but the invisible dangers are much more....

Established in July 2016, the FEMA-funded Fire Fighter Cancer Cohort Study (FFCCS) research project provides....

Research spanning decades, continents, and more than 80,000 firefighters validates the connection between firefighting and....

Running into a burning building isn’t the only major threat firefighters face. Men and women....

Cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the body. Cancer develops when the....

Cancer Coalition

Survivor Stories: Chief Tracy Williams

Mar 26
2021

Creating a space for firefighters....