Heavy Metals

Risk of Cancer for Firefighters

Firefighter Cancer Statistics

In recent studies, it has been concluded that people who risk their lives with firefighting are prone to suffer from numerous fatal and chronic disorders, including the life-threatening diseases like cancer. In fact, it is now the biggest reason for the death of firefighters’ in the USA. Firefighters have a 9% higher risk of getting…

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Offbeat: Hot Lead and Human Health

Look at your hands after a day at the range. Thumbing rounds with exposed lead bullets into magazines will rub the stuff into your skin, and powder residue contains dangerous lead left over from primer compounds. LeadOff from Hygenall removes heavy metal contamination safely and scientifically. Elemental lead is an integral part of modern life.…

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How You Can Keep Your Workers Safe From Lead

There are certain things that can be applied to all industries to keep workers safe. Certain industries or work environments may require additional measures to keep workers from being exposed to lead. Survey the workplace for lead-containing items. Conduct exposure monitoring as required by theOSHA Lead Standard . This requires air samples to be taken. Replace…

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Firefighter Decon Our products differ from anything else on the market, and are widely used by industry, the U.S. Government, and firefighters across the U.S. Hygenall removes heavy metals to help prevent firefighter cancer.   Firefighter Cancer Prevention Why are Hygenall Firefighter Safety Products are so compelling: below is a bullet list of some of…

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Findings from a Study of Cancer among U.S. Firefighters

Findings from a Study of Cancer among U.S. Fire Fighters In 2010, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) began a multi-year study of nearly 30,000 fire fighters from the Chicago, Philadelphia, and San Francisco Fire Departments to better understand the potential link between fire fighting and cancer. The study was a joint…

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Hygenall Corporation Announces New Firefighter Safety Protocols

CDC / NIOSH Licensed Science Used to Protect Firefighters Published Date: 05/18/2017 Newington, NH (May 18, 2017) – Today, HYGENALL CORPORATION, announces the importance of using Full-Spectrum™ cleaners combined with new hygiene safety practices to help control exposure to dangerous cancer causing metals and chemicals that are often associated with modern firefighting scenarios. According to…

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CDC Recommends Hygenall

Hygenall   Huntsville, Alabama –-(Ammoland.com)- Hygenall Corporation announced today that the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), a division of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), recently recommended Hygenall (www.hygenall.com) products for use after firing weapons.   The announcement comes just a few weeks before the CDC’s National Lead Poisoning Prevention…

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Heavy Metal Exposure & Cancer

There has been a lot of talk about cancer in the fire service lately. After researching this subject, it is apparent that exposure to toxic heavy metals from smoke, contaminated flood waters, and a process known as toxic “hand-off” has been overlooked. According to the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), heavy metals—or…

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