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The profession is now officially cancer causing…


Although post fire contaminants with a proven link to firefighter cancer are minute in size, measured in micrometres, the recent declaration by The World Health Organisation (WHO) that the profession is now officially cancer causing is (in stark contrast) vast, in terms of the impact it will have on our industry. On July 1st, 2022, … Lees meer

IARC Monographs evaluate the carcinogenicity of occupational exposure as a firefighter

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Lyon, France, 1 July 2022 – The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO), has evaluated the carcinogenicity of occupational exposure as a firefighter. A Working Group of 25 international experts, including 3 Invited Specialists, from 8 countries was convened by the IARC Monographs programme for … Lees meer

Minimising firefighters’ exposure to fire effluents | EPSU

Chemical and building regulations are designed to ensure that exposure to materials within residential, commercial, and industrial buildings are safe. However, there are currently no requirements to consider how the safety of those materials might change in the event of a fire – i.e. there are no requirements to measure and quantify the toxic fire … Lees meer

De-Wipe Donates Sanitiser Wipes to Combat Risk of Waterborne Pollutants, Pathogens and Contaminants in Flood-Hit Western Germany

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De-Wipe has donated over 43,000 of their Alcohol Free Sanitiser Wipes to Bullard Europe, their official distribution partners in Germany, to support the hygiene and wellbeing of firefighters, flood rescue personnel and emergency rescue technicians in the severely flood-hit Ahrweiler region of western Germany. Distributing De-Wipe Sanitiser Wipes into flood hit regions as soon as … Lees meer

De-Wipe Hair and Body Wash Scientifically Proven to Remove Contaminants

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– The Latest Video from the Lab De-Wipe are proud to unveil our latest video detailing the positive results of our scientific study into the effectiveness of our Hair and Body Wash at removing harmful contaminants from hair and skin. We are extremely excited as our results show that De-Wipe Hair and Body Wash is … Lees meer

De-Wipe veilig verklaard voor alle huidtypes in dermatologische testresultaten

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De-Wipe are delighted to report the positive results of a dermatological test in which our decontamination wipes have been proven to cause no unwanted skin reactions. Amongst the study’s 30 participants there was zero instances of allergic reactions, nor were any signs of irritation reported. These positive results confirm De-Wipe decontamination wipes as safe to … Lees meer

Better After Fire: De-Wipe Announce Official Partnership with Bullard Europe

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We are incredibly proud to announce our official partnership with Bullard Europe to reduce the risk of occupational cancer & illness in fire services in Germany and across Europe. Bullard are a leading manufacturer of high quality personal protective equipment. They supply fire and rescue services worldwide with high quality thermal imaging cameras, hard hats, fire and rescue helmets, and respiratory … Lees meer

Eliminate Risk of Pathogen Infection with New De-Wipe Alcohol Free Sanitiser Wipes

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De-Wipe is thrilled to launch our latest scientifically proven innovation: Alcohol Free Sanitiser Wipes – for reducing the risk of infection from germs and bacteria in all industries, including those working in the emergency services, first responders and healthcare workers. Are Alcohol Free Wipes Antibacterial? The alcohol commonly found in other sanitiser wipes – such … Lees meer

Ground-breaking Report Underlines Serious Health Risk to Firefighters – Calls for Urgent Action – De-Wipe Has the Solutions

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An independent report conducted by scientists at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) and commissioned by the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has highlighted the urgent need for action to be taken in order to protect the long-term health of firefighters. The report comprises the results from on-site indoor air testing at 18 UK fire stations … Lees meer

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 … Lees meer