Upcoming Webinars 

Tuesday, August 30, 12:30-2:00 pm ET
How Clean is Clean? The Validation of Fire Fighter PPE Cleaning

The Validation of Fire Fighter PPE Cleaning webinarSponsored by the Fire Protection Research Foundation and:

  • Principle Sponsors: National Fire Protection Association, Tyco/SimplexGrinnell and Zurich Services Corporation
  • Contributing Sponsors: Fire-Dex, Globe Manufacturing, PBI Performance Products, Property Insurance Research Group, L.N. Curtis & Sons, LionFirst Responder Products and TenCate Protective Fabrics

Who will benefit: Fire fighters and other emergency responders interested in long-term health and wellness

Related codes: All NFPA documents concerned with control of contamination, with a particular focus on personal protective equipment (PPE):

  • NFPA 1851, Standard on Selection, Care, and Maintenance of Protective Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting
  • NFPA 1584, Standard on the Rehabilitation Process for Members During Emergency Operations and Training Exercises
  • NFPA 1500, Standard on Fire Department Occupational Safety and Health Program
  • NFPA 1581, Standard on Fire Department Infection Control Program
  • NFPA 1901, Standard for Automotive Fire Apparatus
  • NFPA 1962, Standard for the Care, Use, Inspection, Service Testing, and Replacement of Fire Hose, Couplings, Nozzles, and Fire Hose Appliances
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