Firefighters and PFAS: Occupational Health and Environmental Health


Location: Online Streaming

Prof. Graham Peaslee

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Online StreamingTuesday April 14th 2020 - 7:00 pm ET


A group of chemicals, Per- and Polyfluorinated Alkyl Substances (PFAS), was virtually unheard of by most of the public until 2012, when a study about their persistence in the environment was published. These chemicals are widely used, particularly in firefighting foams and gear, as well as in other consumer products. Prof. Graham Peaslee has examined PFAS use in a variety of these products. Learn the results of his recent research to find out what contact with this substance means for firefighters, and for you.

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