PPE and Duty of Care Forum: catch yourself an early-bird rate

Published:  08 October, 2015

EVENT LAUNCH: A unique opportunity to prepare an effective PPE strategy that ensures firefighters are safe.

Firefighting protective clothing is changing and on 2 February 2016 delegates will have a unique opportunity to find answers to some critical issues:

  • Why firefighters get more cancers – the scientific evidence explained
  • How fire brigades in different countries are tackling the invisible hazards
  • Why firefighting clothing is changing
  • PPE care and maintenance will take a fuller role in ensuring firefighter safety – the practical implications
  • What the new European standard will say
  • What happens when things go wrong: how PPE can fail
  • The relationship between PPE and the environment
  • How to get the most out of PPE procurement: tips and common mistakes.

The one-day forum will end with a panel discussion involving experts from around the world debating how fire and rescue services can prepare an effective PPE strategy in the light of the changes to firefighting clothing and the new evidence on exposures to common chemical and biological substances. There will be ample opportunity for participation from the audience.

PPE and Duty of Care Forum takes place at the Macdonald Burlington Hotel, Birmingham, UK on 2 February 2016. To catch the early-bird rate of £75 + VAT (saving of £50) visit www.firerescueforum.com

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