FIRE SERVICE CANCER REDUCTION DECON (01-15-0024) - 001

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Brief Description
FIRE SERVICE CANCER REDUCTION DECON (01-15-0024)
Full Description
Occupational cancer due to firefighting is a silent killer- Firefighters face a 9% increase in cancer diagnoses and a 14% increase in cancer related deaths.  Unlike many tragic events that take firefighters lives many firefighters are dying due to firefighting related cancers.  Unfortunately, many of these deaths often go unnoticed.  Learn how to take steps to help prevent these deaths from occurring.  

The New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control has announced a major initiative to help protect its staff, New York State’s firefighters and their families from the occupational threat of cancer. The initiative is a combination of awareness and education about the cancer threat with actions and policies that reduce the threat.

This training session will teach you how to

• Reduce our levels of contamination after firefighting fire
• Recognize the spread of contamination
• Recognize the signs of cancer
• Understand the importance of annual physicals, and what the health care provider should
        know about firefighters’ occupational risks
• Learn how to preform post fire gross decontamination
• Learn steps to prevent cross contamination to protect yourself and your family and friends  

Training Dates
08/25/2022 - 08/25/2022
Prerequisites
Training Authorization Letter (TAL)
Registration Dates
06/11/2022 - 08/25/2022
Available Seats
29
Hours
2h 0m
Fee
None Specified
Training Location
12 - Cortland County
Cortland County Fire Training Center
3577 Terrace Road
Cortland, NY  13045
Reporting Instructions
None Specified
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