Andrew Stephen Hall

Wilson College of Textiles

Works (2)

Updated: April 5th, 2024 17:12

2023 review

Firefighters' exposure to per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) as an occupational hazard: A review

[Review of ]. FRONTIERS IN MATERIALS, 10.

By: N. Mazumder*, M. Hossain*, F. Jahura*, A. Girase*, A. Hall*, J. Lu*, R. Ormond*

author keywords: PFAS; firefighters; cancer; turnout gear; AFFF; DWR; repellent finish; occupational hazard
TL;DR: Increased exposure to PFAS as an occupational hazard could be a potential cancer risk for firefighters, according to Studies on firefighters’ cancer suggest that firefighters have a higher cancer risk compared to the general population. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 18, 2023

2023 journal article

Toward the future of firefighter gear: Assessing fluorinated and non-fluorinated outer shells following simulated on-the-job exposures

JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL TEXTILES, 53.

By: N. Mazumder n, J. Lu n, A. Hall n, A. Kasebi n, A. Girase n, F. Masoud*, J. Stull*, R. Ormond n

author keywords: Firefighters; turnout gear; outer shell; PFAS; DWR; Aging
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: November 30, 2023

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