This article, originally published in a Near Miss Report of the Week, addresses the importance of communication.
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Our greatest resources to combat cancer in the fire service are information and education. These resources are available in multiple areas but not everyone knows where to find them. This Guide, created to assist Texas Fire Departments ...
To investigate the extent to which physical stressors could change PFAS concentrations in firefighter gear, this NIST TN quantified the concentrations of 51 PFAS across 20 firefighter gear textiles following exposure to abrasion, elevated temperature, laundering, or weathering. Changes in ...
Firefighters are being urged to take extra precautions when approaching structure fires involving residential energy storage systems (ESS), an increasingly popular home energy source that uses lithium-ion battery technology.
The findings are part of an exhaustive report released by the International ...
Firefighters are at significant risk of injury or death when fighting fires in strip malls. Strip mall fires are low frequency, high-risk incidents due to a variety of construction features. To minimize the risks of fighting fires in strip mall ...
This document provides arrival and on-scene procedures for fire department units responding to a structure fire.
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