Virtual Summit 2021 - Firefighter Cancer: Latest Research and Prevention Technique 2021
This class will discuss the latest research and cancer prevention techniques from departments across the country, as well as the latest changes in NFPA 1500 & 1851 standards relating to firefighter cancer issues, including personnel exposure reduction and the proper cleaning and storage of PPE. Lastly, we will discuss the research and justifications behind the "red/yellow/green" zones in fire station design, the "clean cab" concept, and what all this means for the future of the fire service!
Keith Tyson (Moderator)
Keith Tyson is Vice President for Education and Research at the Firefighter Cancer Support Network. He’s presented on the cancer issue within the fire service to the NVFC, IAFF, the IAFC, FDSOA, FDIC, NFFF Tampa 2 conference, and other relevant fire service organizations. He sits on several national research committees addressing this pressing topic and has multiple articles published in fire service journals including, Fire Engineering, FDSOA, FASNY, PFIA Protector, JOIFF’s Catalyst & more.