This video demonstrates processes of cross-contamination from bunker gear to individuals, equipment, the fire station, personal vehicles, and even family members. This video has been evaluated and has been shown to be effective at increasing intentions to engage in decontamination processes after a fire, including showering, routine cleaning of gear, bagging gear before transport, and using wipes on scene.

Full materials (including powerpoint presentations, SOGs, and posters) can be obtained at sylvesternewbadgeofhonor.com, and more information on Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Firefighter Cancer Initiative can be found at http://sylvester.org/firefighters. This work was supported by State of Florida appropriation #2373A (Principal Investigator Dr. Erin Kobetz) to Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and the National Institute of Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH) grant K01-OH010485 Caban-Martinez (PI).