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How Firefighters Can Reduce Inhalation Risks

For many years, the consequences of not wearing a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) were overlooked. Inhaling unseen toxic vapors, gases, and particulates can cause seriou [...]

How Firefighters Can Reduce Inhalation Risks2022-08-25T15:04:17-06:00

Compressed Breathing Air: What’s in Your SCBA?

Original article appears on FireRescue1.com Every firefighter knows the dangers of inhaling smoke or toxic gases while on an incident. However, few think about the quality of the [...]

Compressed Breathing Air: What’s in Your SCBA?2022-08-26T12:50:50-06:00

NFPA 1989: A Look at Firefighter Health and Safety

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reports that as of 2015 there were approximately 1,160,450 volunteer and career firefighters in the United States. When a firefight [...]

NFPA 1989: A Look at Firefighter Health and Safety2021-12-27T11:13:29-06:00
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