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September 10, 2020 | View as webpage
Dear FireRescue1 Member,

In this issue of PPE101 eNews, Jeffrey and Grace Stull discuss the need for a stronger focus on contamination control in firefighter PPE design. Also, Robert Avsec outlines a checklist of PPE items ever firefighter should have, and Lexipol co-founder Gordon Graham stresses the importance of washing your hood to reduce cancer risk.

The FireRescue1 Team
 
FEATURED CONTENT
Firefighter PPE: Designing for contamination control
By Jeffrey O. and Grace G. Stull 
Seeking a new design approach that focuses on preventing contamination in the first place, plus allowing for effective decon
Beyond turnouts: Your PPE checklist to keep you safe and comfortable
By Robert P. Avsec 
Detailing your glove, boots, eye protection and undergarment options, plus what to wear around water
Firefighter safety: Wash your hood
By Gordon Graham 
In Today's Tip, Lexipol co-founder Gordon Graham discusses how firefighters can reduce their cancer risk through PPE decontamination, particularly the hood
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OTHER HIGHLIGHTS
Should firefighters be provided body armor for responses?
By Fire Chief Marc Bashoor 
Why ballistic protection is now a necessity, plus 5 steps for how departments can add body armor to their equipment cache
Firefighters and masks: Survey highlights division within the ranks
By Janelle Foskett 
3 highlights from our recent survey on public safety mask policies and usage
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