Episode 97-Dr. Jamie DeWitt

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSPFAS 101 brought to you by Dr. Jamie DeWitt. Dr. DeWitt is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology of the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Toxicology Program of the Department of biological Sciences at North Carolina State University. Her …

APS Radio 7 – Diane Cotter

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSIn this episode, host Jim Burneka speaks with Diane Cotter about how she became aware of “forever” chemicals and her ongoing fight to remove these chemicals from our fire gear. This episode was featured in the 2021 FF Cancer Symposium in Florida. https://www.yourturnoutgearandpfoa.com

Episode 96 – PFAS Free PPE

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSThis episode features several Avengers including Kyla Bennet from Public Employees for Environmental Research (PEER), Neil McMillan from Ottawa Firefighters Local 162, and Deputy Chief Sean Mitchell from Nantucket Fire Department. Discussion focuses around the NFPA 1971 TIA 1594 that will remove the UV light test and create the opportunity for PFAS free …

Episode 93 – Derek Maxfield

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSEpisode 93 features Chief Derek Maxfield from West Jordan City FD in Utah. This episode concentrates on the creation and implementation of an annual mandatory Behavioral Health Program for his firefighters. https://www.firehouse.com/safety-health/article/21215982/health-wellness-making-mental-health-mandatory

APS Radio 6 – Brendan McDonough

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSEpisode 6 features Brendan McDonough, the lone survivor of the Granite Mountain Hotshots.  This episode focuses on the aftermath of the June 30th, 2013 Yarnell wildfire in which 19 of his fellow Hotshot brothers died in the Line of Duty.  Brendan discusses his struggles resulting from survivor’s guilt that included depression, suicidal thoughts, drug and …