March has been an extremely successful month regarding Firefighter Cancer Presumption Bills across the country. Idaho and Georgia placed their presumption bills on their Governor’s desk. Kentucky also placed a Firefighter Cancer death benefit bill on their Governors desk. These three bills combined had an overwhelming 427 votes in favor versus 23 opposed (98%). All three Governors are expecting to …
Jim Burneka of Firefighter Cancer Consultants discuss why having a second set of fire gear is not a luxury….it’s a necessity! Links to the studies are located in the blog. https://firefightercancerconsultants.com Fast Test Powerpoint: http://www.firesmoke.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/RTI+Test+Report+-+Fluorescent+Aerosol+Screening+Test+-+2015.pdf UC Study by Dr. Stuart Baxter: http://www.ul.com/global/documents/offerings/industries/buildingmaterials/fireservice/WEBDOCUMENTS/EMW-2007-FP-02093.pdf UC Powerpoint by Dr. Stuart Baxter: https://iab.gov/Uploads/Firefighter_Cancer_in_the_New_Fire_Environment.pdf
This video describes the importance of annual wellness exams for firefighters. The latest version of the WFI Firefighter Physical is attached below the video. For more information please check out www.firefightercancerconsultants.com Fire Fighter Medical Physical <-Attachment
This video describes the decon process when returning back to the station after a fire. Please check out www.FirefighterCancerConsultants.com for more info
Firefighters are exposed to a multitude of chemicals and carcinogens during a fire. This video describes how these toxins are absorbed into our body. The video also describes how these absorption rates increase when our core body temperature rises.
This is a quick video that talks about flame retardants and how they can effect firefighters.