Proper processing of your turnout gear and clothing after an exposure to the COVID-19 / Corona Virus.
Hosted by Groves, Moderated by Tom Martin:
Panel of Subject Matter Experts
Presented by Tim Tomlinson & Jeff Stull
Q&A session supported by: Dr. Christina Baxter, and Jim Evans
When: Apr 9, 2020 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Processing of turnouts exposed to Covid-19
Other referenced Links:
Documents by Dr. Christina Baxter http://groves.bz/ert
Jeff is currently is heading the “How Clean is Clean” project by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Fire Protection Research Foundation that provided the research and testing supporting cleaning and sanitization verification requirements for fighter PPE in the latest edition of NFPA 1851.
Dr. Baxter is also a member of the Interagency Board, the IAFC Hazmat Committee, and the IAFF’s Hazmat Advisory Board.
Is the current President of Solutions Safety Products & Services, Inc.…He has been involved with Safety and Health programs for over 35 years developing PPE programs for both Industrial and Fire Service. He was the lead instructor and SME for the TEEX (Texas A&M) NFPA 1851 program from 2002 thru 2009….
Evans has served on several NFPA 1851 task groups at the request of the Chairman….In 2003 Jim was instrumental in working with U.S. congressional membership in getting the first pilot NFPA 1851 program funded thru military appropriations .Jim was the COO for Solutions Safety Services, Inc. the largest ISP in the nation from 2003 thru 2007 and developed the 1851 systems and programs that are now used in hundreds of Fire Departments throughout the U.S. including, Dallas F.D, Houston F.D, Fairfax County Fire & Rescue, San Francisco F.D, Sacramento F.D. , Sac Metro Fire, Phoenix F.D., Fort Worth F.D. CalFire Riverside County, Orange County Fire Authority.
Evans most recently was assigned by the Chairman of NFPA 1851 to the core NFPA 1851 Decontamination and Cleaning Task Group that worked on “How Clean Is Clean” and set the new cleaning standards for ISP verification that are now in the 2020 Edition of NFPA 1851.