Decontamination Best Practices
This document contains a collection of best practices on Post Fire Decontamination. This document is not created to be prescriptive or a policy but an aid for Locals to in order to help advocate for the health of all of our members. Like most documents the field of Health and Safety is continually evolving due to the science and research. What we do know definitively is that exposures to carcinogens is a leading cause of illnesses and deaths in the fire service.
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and exposures continue to grow, we want to make sure you have the latest information to protect the health and safety of our members and the public when responding to potential COVID-19 cases.