(October 1, 2015) View our new Tailboard Safety Tip that focuses on Cancer Prevention: Change your clothes after a fire. Have a discussion about your department’s safety and risk management processes and when you're done, keep the conversation going on Twitter by using #TailboardSafety.
The Firefighter Cancer Support Network suggests changing your clothes and washing them immediately after a fire to help stay protected.
Discuss the following:
- Do you attempt to change and wash your clothes immediately after a fire?
- If yes, discuss successes or challenges
- If no, what needs to be done to make changing and washing clothes immediately after a fire a priority?
Download a copy of Cancer Prevention: Change your clothes after a fire
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This bi-weekly loss prevention program has been created for you – our clients. The program is intended to provide information on current safety issues facing emergency responders in a format that will quickly and effectively communicate a safe practice to implement and relate directly to your organization.