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Wash Away the Risk: New De-Wipe Hair & Body Wash

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Scientifically Formulated After Fire Hair & Body Wash – Your Solution for a Healthier ‘Shower Within the Hour’ The firefighters’ mantra ‘shower within the hour’ is one of the best practices for preventing fire fighter cancer. Without a mandatory shower back at the station, firefighters not only run the risk of harmful carcinogenic toxins and … Read more

Fight Cross Contamination with New De-Wipe After Fire Equipment Wipes

De-Wipe After Fire Equipment Wipes

De-Wipe is proud to be launching its new range of biodegradable after fire equipment wipes designed specifically for vigorous cleaning of contaminated firefighter equipment and PPE – a UK first for firefighter decon. It’s inevitable that firefighter equipment will be contaminated with harmful carcinogenic substances on scene. Failure to stop these hazardous substances spreading beyond … Read more

Safety Notice – Ignited Hand Sanitiser

IMCA hand sanitiser burn

An alert recently published on IMCA’s website has grabbed our attention: an unfortunate individual had their hands burnt when alcohol-based hand sanitiser caught fire causing them first and second degree burns. The individual was using alcohol-based hand sanitiser as recommended throughout the coronavirus pandemic. They touched a surface before their hands were completely dry. Due to … Read more

De-Wipe Director Jo Taylor MBE Celebrates a Decade of Saving Lives

De-Wipe co-owned company – long-reach telescopic rescue pole manufacturer Reach and Rescue – is celebrating a decade of providing fire and rescue services worldwide with lifesaving water rescue equipment. At the helm of both companies is Jo Taylor MBE who as co-owner of both companies is reflecting on 10 successful years being in the business … Read more

Supporting Vital Utilities & Construction Services Through Testing Times

De-Wipe and Virgin Media

De-Wipe is thrilled to be protecting the ongoing health of staff and contractors at some of the UK’s largest utilities companies throughout the COVID-19 health crisis. De-Wipe is not a cure for COVID-19; however, our wipes contain ingredients with anti-viral properties in addition to ‘soap-like’ chemicals known as ‘surfactants’. Surfactants disturb a virus’ structure which … Read more

Contamination Risk for Fire Investigators: Toxic Fire Debris Increases Chance of Exposure

Fire Debris, Ash and Soot After House Fire

The De-Wipe team were in attendance at the latest UK Association of Fire Investigators (UK-AFI) Fire Investigator Training Conference, held in Solihull on January 27th and 28th. Delegates who came to chat to us about our after fire decontamination wipes comprised of fire investigation personnel from a wealth of backgrounds and job roles; individuals from … Read more

Wipe it Off – Don’t Take it Home

Firefighter On Scene Decon Wipe

As firefighter post fire decontamination procedures continue to evolve, so too does the need for fit-for-purpose decontamination equipment. We’ve talked at length about the fact our firefighter decon wipes are scientifically proven to remove the most dangerous cancer forming toxins produced in fire – despite the scientific evidence propelling us to becoming the UK’s leading … Read more

Firefighters Demand UK Government Takes Swift Action to Provide Protection from Cancer

Firefighters across the UK are demanding the Government takes swift action to provide a stronger protection from cancer.  These fresh calls for protection are the result of research conducted by a BBC investigation which found firefighter cancer rates are twice as high as the general population. Earlier Research conducted by Anna Stec at the University … Read more

Thanks for Joining Us at The Emergency Services Show 2019

De-Wipe at ESS2019

The team at De-Wipe had an amazing time exhibiting our after-fire decontamination wipes at this year’s Emergency Services Show 2019.  The event took place at the NEC in Birmingham on the 18th and 19th of September and was visited by over 8,000 emergency services personnel – fire and rescue services, police and ambulance first responders, … Read more