Air & Gross Decon

Does Fire Call Mix and Volume Affect Your Need for Air Decon?

Many fire departments are discussing firefighter cancer risk, and you may have heard discussions at your own department about how to be healthier in the cab and at the station. You may be wondering how important an air decontamination and filtration system is.  Maybe you believe that on-scene PPE and SCBA protect you during an […]

Which CrewProtect Size Do You Need for Your Apparatus?

If you’re considering a CrewProtect for your firefighting apparatus, you are likely wondering which size unit you need.   In this article we’ll walk you through how to decide which size is right for your vehicle.   First, let’s talk about why size matters.   Why Does CrewProtect Size Matter?  When choosing your air decontamination and filtration solution […]

What is Gross Decon?

When a fire occurs, firefighters not only battle the flames but also face threats posed by hazardous materials and contaminants. One critical aspect of their response is gross decontamination, a process aimed at minimizing the risks associated with exposure to harmful substances.   In this article, we will dive into the world of gross decontamination in […]

The Health Continuum: Addressing Health Concerns at Your Fire Station

How do you approach conversations about health at your department? Would a framework make them easier to address? As we joined your conversations about air and gross decontamination, we recognized a lack of a consistent framework for firefighter health discussions. There is plenty of talk about solutions, but no consistent way to organize your solutions […]

What is AirCard

According to the International Association of Fire Fighters, from 2002 to 2019, two-thirds of career firefighter line of duty deaths were caused by cancer.  We know that exposure to VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) can lead to cancer and other serious health issues. But how can you detect and evaluate the levels of VOCs in your […]

Will CrewProtect Work in Your Type 3 Wildland Engine?

Forest fires are long and dangerous ordeals that are made worse by the contaminants that can affect your crew. Your crew is exposed to volatile organic compounds (VOCs), particulates, soot, smoke, and a variety of other contaminants during and after the fire.   Looking for more information on air contamination? A CrewProtect can help mitigate these […]

The 2024 Guide to Understanding Emergency Services Air Decontamination

If you’re involved in firefighting or emergency services, you have likely heard people talking about air quality, health threats, and an increased risk of cancer. Air quality is a big topic that is gaining traction as data shows firefighters have a 9% higher risk of being diagnosed with cancer and a 14% higher risk of […]