Works (22)

Updated: August 12th, 2023 05:01

2023 journal article

Bench-Scale and Full-Scale Level Evaluation of the Effect of Parameters on Cleaning Efficacy of the Firefighters’ PPE

Textiles.

Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2023

2023 journal article

Evaluating the performance of surfactant and charcoal-based cleaning products to effectively remove PAHs from firefighter gear

FRONTIERS IN MATERIALS, 10.

By: M. Hossain n, A. Girase n & R. Ormond n

author keywords: PAHs; detergent; surfactant; charcoal; decontamination; firefighters; turnout gear; aromatic hydrocarbons
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: June 19, 2023

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 n, M. Hossain n, F. Jahura n, A. Girase n, A. Hall n, J. Lu n, R. Ormond n

author keywords: PFAS; firefighters; cancer; turnout gear; AFFF; DWR; repellent finish; occupational hazard
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 18, 2023

2023 journal article

Impact of conventional and advanced cleaning techniques on the durability of firefighter turnout ensembles

FRONTIERS IN MATERIALS, 10.

By: A. Girase*, D. Thompson* & R. Ormond*

author keywords: decontamination; liquid CO2; NFPA 1851; turnout; carcinogenic
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 7, 2023

2022 article

A standardized procedure for quantitative evaluation of residual viral activity on antiviral treated textiles

Wang, Z., Amanah, A. Y., Ali, K. M., Payne, L. C., Kisthardt, S., Scholle, F., … Gluck, J. M. (2022, November 2). TEXTILE RESEARCH JOURNAL, Vol. 11.

By: Z. Wang n, A. Amanah n, K. Ali n, L. Payne n, S. Kisthardt n, F. Scholle n, R. Ormond n, K. Mathur n, J. Gluck n

author keywords: SARS-CoV-2; antiviral textiles; Tissue Culture Infectious Dose 50
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: November 3, 2022

2022 journal article

Comparative Analysis of the Liquid CO2 Washing with Conventional Wash on Firefighters’ Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Textiles.

By: A. Girase n, D. Thompson n & R. Ormond n

Source: ORCID
Added: November 30, 2022

2021 journal article

Effects of firefighting hood design, laundering and doffing on smoke protection, heat stress, and wearability

Ergonomics, 1, 1–25.

author keywords: Personal protective equipment; firefighting; chemical exposures; heat stress; wearability
MeSH headings : Firefighters; Heat-Shock Response; Humans; Laundering; Occupational Exposure / analysis; Personal Protective Equipment; Smoke / adverse effects
Source: ORCID
Added: January 12, 2021

2021 journal article

Headspace sampling-gas chromatograph-mass spectrometer as a screening method to thermally extract fireground contaminants from retired firefighting turnout jackets

FIRE AND MATERIALS, 45(3), 415–428.

By: A. Shinde n & R. Ormond n

author keywords: contaminants; firefighting; gas-chromatography; headspace sampling; off-gassing; PAHs; phenols; phthalates
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 10, 2020

2020 chapter

Assessing the Durability of Firefighter Protective Hoods Following Exposure to Ultraviolet Light

In Performance of Protective Clothing and Equipment: Innovative Solutions to Evolving Challenges (pp. 64–80).

By: A. Kasebi n, M. Gaskill n & R. Ormond n

Source: ORCID
Added: January 12, 2021

2020 journal article

Development of a Headspace Sampling-Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry Method for the Analysis of Fireground Contaminants on Firefighter Turnout Materials

ACS CHEMICAL HEALTH & SAFETY, 27(6), 352–361.

By: A. Shinde n & R. Ormond n

author keywords: gas chromatography; headspace sampling; phenols; phthalates; polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons; thermal extraction; firefighter
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: January 11, 2021

2020 chapter

Development of a Standard Testing Procedure for Evaluating Firefighter Protective Hoods on PyroHead Fire Test System

In Performance of Protective Clothing and Equipment: Innovative Solutions to Evolving Challenges (pp. 18–30).

By: N. Carlton n, R. Ormond n, J. Joines n, J. Morton-Aslanis n & R. Barker n

Source: ORCID
Added: October 1, 2020

2020 chapter

Evaluating the Material-Level Performance of Particulate-Blocking Firefighter Hoods

In Performance of Protective Clothing and Equipment: Innovative Solutions to Evolving Challenges (pp. 114–130).

By: M. Smith n, N. Carlton n & R. Ormond n

Source: ORCID
Added: January 12, 2021

2019 article

Performance Evaluation of Newly Developed Smoke and Particulate Resistant Structural Turnout Ensemble

HOMELAND SECURITY AND PUBLIC SAFETY: RESEARCH, APPLICATIONS, AND STANDARDS, Vol. 1614, pp. 286–305.

By: R. Ormond n, C. Kwon n & M. Mathews n

author keywords: firefighter; smoke; particulate protection; turnout ensemble; cancer; exposure; personal protective equipment
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: January 6, 2020

2017 conference paper

Analytical quantification of key odor compounds found in footwear

AATCC 2017 - 2017 AATCC International Conference Proceedings, 87–96. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85021822319&partnerID=MN8TOARS

By: T. Pickett & R. Ormond

Contriutors: T. Pickett & R. Ormond

Source: ORCID
Added: January 12, 2021

2017 conference paper

Outward Leakage smoke simulation for evaluating susceptibility of firefighter turnout ensembles and materials to particulate infiltration

AATCC 2017 - 2017 AATCC International Conference Proceedings, 77–86. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85021831835&partnerID=MN8TOARS

By: C. Maness & R. Ormond

Contriutors: C. Maness & R. Ormond

Source: ORCID
Added: January 12, 2021

2016 article

Considerations for Applying Man-in-Simulant Test Methodologies for the Evaluation of Fully Encapsulating Chemical Protective Ensembles

PERFORMANCE OF PROTECTIVE CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT, 10TH VOL: RISK REDUCTION THROUGH RESEARCH AND TESTING, Vol. 1593, pp. 212–232.

By: R. Ormond n

Contriutors: R. Ormond n

author keywords: man-in-simulant test; fully encapsulated; performance requirements; whole ensemble; chemical protective ensemble; ASTM F2588; NFPA 1991; NFPA 1994
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Effect of Clothing Layers on Mass Transfer of Methyl Salicylate Vapor Through CBRN Materials in a Cylinder Test

Journal of Testing and Evaluation, 45(4), 20150491.

By: R. Ormond n & E. DenHartog n

Contriutors: R. Ormond n & E. DenHartog n

author keywords: protective clothing; test method; chemical protection
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 article

Interlaboratory Variation for Permeation Test Standards and Considerations for Test Materials

PERFORMANCE OF PROTECTIVE CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT, 10TH VOL: RISK REDUCTION THROUGH RESEARCH AND TESTING, Vol. 1593, pp. 272–284.

By: W. Gabler n & R. Ormond n

Contriutors: W. Gabler n & R. Ormond n

author keywords: ASTM F739; permeation testing; variability; interlaboratory; chemical protective clothing (CPC); reference material
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Efficient wound odor removal by -cyclodextrin functionalized poly (epsilon-caprolactone) nanofibers

JOURNAL OF APPLIED POLYMER SCIENCE, 132(45).

author keywords: electrospinning; fibers; functionalization of polymers; properties and characterization; surfaces and interfaces
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Quantitative analysis of trimethyl amine in cotton fabrics cationized with 3-chloro-2-hydroxypropyltrimethylammonium chloride

CELLULOSE, 22(5), 3435–3439.

By: M. Farrell*, R. Ormond n & W. Gabler n

Contriutors: M. Farrell*, R. Ormond n & W. Gabler n

author keywords: Trimethyl amine; Cationization; Cotton; Odor
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 chapter

Chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) protective clothing

In Protective Clothing: Managing Thermal Stress (pp. 112–145).

By: R. Ormond n & R. Barker n

Contriutors: R. Ormond n & R. Barker n

Source: ORCID
Added: January 12, 2021

2012 article

Factors Influencing the Uptake Rate of Passive Adsorbent Dosimeters Used in the Man-in-Simulant-Test

PERFORMANCE OF PROTECTIVE CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT, 9TH VOL: EMERGING ISSUES AND TECHNOLOGIES, Vol. 1544, pp. 247–265.

By: R. Ormond n, R. Barker n, K. Beck n, D. Thompson n & S. Deaton n

Contriutors: R. Ormond n, R. Barker n, K. Beck n, D. Thompson n & S. Deaton n

author keywords: passive adsorbent dosimeters; PADs; man-in-simulant-test; MIST; chem-/bio-ensemble; methyl salicylate; uptake rate; simulant concentration; adhesive; ASTM F2588
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

Employment

Updated: October 11th, 2018 00:25

2018 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina, US
Assistant Professor Textile Protection and Comfort Center, Textile Engineering, Chemistry, and Science

2013 - 2018

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Research Assistant Professor Textile Protection and Comfort Center

Education

Updated: January 16th, 2016 18:40

2007 - 2012

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Ph.D. Fiber and Polymer Science College of Textiles

2003 - 2007

North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina, US
B.S. Polymer and Color Chemistry College of Textiles