European Society of Protective Clothing

Webinar: The HERO project - Health risks and health effects of firefighter work

Webinar: The HERO project - Health risks and health effects of firefighter work

January 11, 13:00 – 15:00 CET

Presenters with their topics (highlights):

  • Introduction to HERO. Hilde Færevik, PhD, Senior Scientist at SINTEF Digital, Health Research, Norway
  • Cancer among Norwegian firefighters. Niki Marjerrison, PhD student at Cancer Registry of Norway
  • Heat Exposure and Firefighter Health. Mariann Sandsund, PhD, Senior Scientist at SINTEF Digital, Health Research, Norway
  • Chemical exposure and protection of firefighters. Raymond Olsen, PhD, Senior Scientist at STAMI, Norway
  • New methods for detecting risk of exposure in firefighting. Tian Li, PhD, Research Manager at RISE Fire research, Norway
  • Summary and discussion. Hilde Færevik, SINTEF Digital, Health Research, Norway; moderator Kalev Kuklane, NIPV, the Netherlands

Registration

The webinar is free of charge but registration is compulsory. As the places are limited, then they will be assigned on a first come, first served basis. A confirmation email including the webinar connection link will be sent to validly registered participants approximately 1 week ahead of the event.

  • Click here to register for the webinar The HERO project - Health risks and health effects of firefighter work I January 11, 13:00 – 15:00 CET

More information is available at a dedicated NIPV site.

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