Occupational cancer due to firefighting is a silent killer- Firefighters face a 9% increase in cancer diagnoses and a 14% increase in cancer related deaths. Unlike many tragic events that take firefighters lives many firefighters are dying due to firefighting related cancers. Unfortunately, many of these deaths often go unnoticed.
Learn how to take steps to help prevent these deaths from occurring.
Please see attached flyer(s) for the upcoming scheduled training dates. This is a joint training
hosted by the Suffolk County Fire Academy and the Fire Marshal Association of Suffolk County.
Upcoming dates are:
– Oct. 12th 7pm Dix Hills Fire Department
– Oct. 13th 10am at the Suffolk County Fire Academy
– Oct. 13th 7pm at the Setauket Fire Department
Please take a moment to share this info with your departments and place on your calendars.