Vehicle exhaust extraction

Vehicle exhaust extraction 08 December 2017

Removing turnout gear immediately after fighting a fire can greatly reduce skin absorption of cancer-causing compounds, according to a new study from the University of Ottawa.

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Vehicle exhaust extraction 17 October 2017

In workplaces such as garages, bus depots, ferries and warehouses there is a lot of pollution, caused by diesel engines in vehicles. The engines produce toxic gases and particulates, that can cause serious health risks and legal liability. Although it is well known that these diesel fumes are toxic and that protective measures should be taken, that isn’t always done.

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Vehicle exhaust extraction 17 October 2017

Two NIOSH Health Hazard Reports (HHEs) recommend that fire stations are equipped with diesel exhaust extraction systems, and to encourage regular use, even when firefighters are conducting routine running of the apparatus during equipment checks.

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