Thank you to all those that signed up for this seminar held on 3/27/2020. This webinar focused on safe handling turnout of gear that may have been exposed to COVID-19.
In this webinar, industry experts (alphabetically) Christina Baxter, Jeff Stull, and Tim Tomlinson (bios below) will discuss safety issues related to safe handling and processing of turnout gear.
- Practical, evidence-based solutions for emergency response through the development of next generation tools for enhanced situational awareness and responder safety.
- Instructional design materials for instructor-led and web-based programs in the areas of CBRNE, hazardous materials, and clandestine laboratory response.
- Technology transition guidance for emerging technologies; and, emergency planning for hazardous materials and emergency response.
Jeffrey O. Stull is President of International Personnel Protection, Inc., which has provided expertise, research, and testing on the design, evaluation, selection and use of personnel protective equipment (PPE) to end users and manufacturers since 1993.
He further has been instrumental in developing and promoting PPE standards for the improvements of PPE. He was one of the two Ebola grand challenge winners to develop PPE for West Africa in 2014 and
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.
Tim Tomlinson is a 20-year veteran of the fire service. He currently serves as an Engineer/Paramedic with the Town of Addison Fire Department (Addison, Texas).
Tim is the Chairman of NFPA 1851 – Technical Committee on Care and Maintenance of Structural and Proximity Fire Fighting Protective Clothing and Equipment and
Tim is the Chairman of NFPA 1971 – Standard on Protective Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting. Tim also serves on NFPA 1585 – Standard on Contamination Control. Under the NFPA committees,
Tim is responsible for initiating and participating in several large projects including “How Clean is Clean?”, 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.
Tim is a co-owner of Gear Cleaning Solutions (GCS), a verified independent service provider (ISP) which provides NFPA 1851 care and maintenance services to fire departments across the United States.