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Contamination of firefighter personal protective equipment and skin and the effectiveness of decontamination procedures (Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 2017-06-21)Firefighters’ skin may be exposed to chemicals via permeation/penetration of combustion byproducts through or around personal protective equipment (PPE) or from the cross-transfer of contaminants on PPE to the skin. ...
(Annals of Occupational Hygiene, 2014-06-06)Turnout gear provides protection against dermal exposure to contaminants during firefighting; however, the level of protection is unknown. We explored the dermal contribution to the systemic dose of polycyclic aromatic ...