“Dirty Gear is not a badge of honor. It’s a ticket to chemotherapy.” A true and powerful quote that is reflected by the opening statistic, 68% of all firefighters will be diagnosed with cancer.
Don’t be a statistic, regularly clean and decontaminate your gear to safe guard your health for the future.
Research conducted by the Illinois Fire Service Institute, UL, and NIOSH to explore the different types of chemicals firefighters are exposed to.
A great article by Groves Incorporated explaining some relatively simple practices that can make a huge impact in safeguarding the health of firefighters.