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    Firefighting an already dangerous jobs gets worse

    Posted by Ricky Roder on Nov 13, 2017 10:14:23 AM

    Fighting fires is an inherently risky occupation has been identified to combat a new danger, Cancer.

    Research shows that a Firefighter is 2.2 times more likely to get cancer than the general population. It is now known that carcinogens that out gas in a fire get in turnout gear. 

    How do you protect yourself ? Wash and dry your gear. 

    With manufactures, Unimac and Williams Direct Dryers that have designed laundry equipment designed for the Fire Service to combat this newly discovered danger.  

    Both of these companies products are fully compliant with NFPA 1851 regulations for washing and drying turnout gear.

    Pay very close attention to your hood. The carcinogens that are in your hood is laying on top of 2 glands in your neck. Protect your self, Clean It!

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    Dry Gear Solutions is in the process of constructing a new website that will have a large portion of it devoted to Firefighter Cancer Information and the latest methods to combat it.

    The new webiste will also showcase all of our product offering from Unimac and Williams Direct Dryers.

    Topics: Firefighter cancer