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  • A new peer-reviewed study published recently in the Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology highlighting Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) content in fire station dust. The study was conducted in 15 fire stations throughout Massachusetts, including Boston. The result of this dust study provides further evidence and credibility to a fire gear [...]
  • Author: Frank Docimo As a fire officer you have been given the responsibility under the law to understand, guide and direct a hazardous material emergency. 29 CFR 1910.120(q) as well as HAZMAT IC training requirements under Federal, OSHA and NFPA 472 address the minimum training requirement for anyone commanding a hazardous material incident. The law states: IC’s who [...]
  • In a recent commercial aired at half-time during last Saturday’s Notre Dame Football game; The University of Notre Dame puts the Fire Service on notice that they’ve been studying our fire gear and something is amiss. See here. and below. We’ve reported fairly-widely on this topic, and we even broke this story almost 3 years ago (here) when Diane Cotter, [...]