Firefighter Cancer Prevention Workshop

Join industry experts on Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM and again on Sunday, July 14, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM to learn about firefighter cancer prevention.
On Saturday, July 13th, you will learn about Firefighters Attacking the Cancer Epidemic; Firefighter Cancer and Statistics; Best Practices in Cancer Prevention; and Post Fire Gross Decon Demonstration.
2:00 to 2:15 PM: FFSHC Collaborative/Ohio FACE Team
2:15 to 3:00 PM: The Why - Why Are We Here?
3:00 to 3:15 PM: FF CA Stats/Culture
3:30 to 4:00 PM: Clean Cab
4:00 to 4:20 PM: Best Practices
4:20 to 4:35 PM: Gross Decon
4:45 to 5:30 PM: Gross Decon Demonostration
On Sunday, July 14th, you will learn about Carcinogens in PPE; Firefighter Cancer Support Network; Canadian Fire Service Prevention; Science Behind Cancer in Fire Service; and Post Fire Gross Decon Demonstration.
8:30 to 8:45 AM: Opening Remarks/Ohio FACE Team
8:45 to 9:45 AM: Keynote: Newest Science Research PFA's in PPE & AFFF
9:45 to 10:30 AM: FCSN: Ohio/Ohio FACE
10:30 to 10:45 AM: BREAK
10:45 to 11:45 AM: Canadian Fire Service: Cancer Prevention/Cold Weather Decon
11:45 AM to 1:00 PM: Lunch
1:00 to 2:30 PM: Firefighter Cancer: Culture Change/Prevention/Clean Cab
2:30 to 4:30 PM: Panel Discussion: Science Behind Cancer in the Fire Service
4:30 to 4:45 PM: Reconvene/Relocate
5:00 to 5:30 PM: Gross Decon Demonstration
What will you be able to learn? You will learn why firefighters are more prone to cancer than the general population. You will learn what occupational exposures present a cancer risk to firefighters, and what firefighters can do to decrease their risk for cancer.
Meet the Industry Experts:
Kevin Hardwick - Fire Chief Glendale Fire Department, Ohio FACE Team
Steve Westcott - Board Secretary & Ohio Director of Firefighter Cancer Support Network
Peter McBride - Division Chief of Safety & Innovation, Ottawa Ontario Fire Services
Dr. Graham Peaslee - Professor Experimental Nuclear Physics, University of Notre Dame
Dr. Jefferey L. Burgess - Associate Dean for Research and Professor, University of Arizona
Dr. Natasha Schaefer-Solle - Research Assistant Professor, University of Miami
Dr. Alberto Juan Caban-Martinez - Assistant Professor, University of Miami
FACE TEAM - Florida Firefighters Safety and Health Collaborative Members
You only need to register for this class if you are NOT a Full Conference Attendee, and the cost is $95 (includes breaks and lunch on Sunday, July 14, 2019)
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