New Study Underscores Importance of Volunteer Firefighter Exposure Risk Reduction Measures
May 18, 2021
A new study by Rutgers published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health found that volunteer firefighters have a higher level of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in their bodies than the general public. These “forever chemicals” have been linked to serious illness including heart disease and cancer. Learn what you can do to protect yourself and your crew and lower exposure risks in the Lavender Ribbon Report.