Employee Spotlight: Tiffany Earp

Tiffany Earp has been a Regulatory Compliance Scientist since June 2021, but she wears many hats at Decon7. We interviewed her to learn more about her professional and personal interests and what excites her about the future of her career at Decon7.

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What You Need to Know About the NFPA 1851 Standard

There are many moving parts in a firefighter's work, so the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) has created an extensive list of standards to ensure a consistent approach based on proven best practices. The NFPA is a global, self-funded nonprofit organization created in 1896 to address fire hazards and reduce the risk of death, injury, property damage, and economic loss. In addition to creating codes and standards, the organization also provides training, education, outreach, research, and advocacy. 

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How to Combat Firefighter Cancer by Following Proper Gear Cleaning Solutions

The health risks to firefighters extend well beyond the immediate threats of flames, heat, and smoke. The fact is that toxic chemicals remain on turnout gear long after leaving the fireground, potentially resulting in long-term health effects, such as firefighter cancer and other chronic issues. Carcinogens on firefighter gear can also transfer to other areas, potentially contaminating vehicles, lockers, clothing, and personal effects. By using proper firefighter gear cleaning solutions, teams can reduce exposure to harmful carcinogens. 

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The Dangers of Roof Mold: How to Remove It Properly

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How to Properly Remove Bacterial Biofilm from Food Processing Facilities

Bacterial biofilm is a serious problem for food processing plants and, ultimately, consumers. Preventing biofilms from forming in the first place is the best possible solution, but when they do appear, targeted action is required. That’s why preparation for biofilm removal is critical in a food processing environment. Ensure your team understands what biofilms are, why they grow, and how to properly address them.

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COVID-19 Disinfecting Tips for Schools and Childcare Programs

Every person in the world has been affected by the global pandemic, and children are no exception. As school and childcare programs reopen for in-person education, teachers and administrators have had to make major modifications to daily operations to protect everybody’s health. In addition to social distancing, encouraging vaccination for eligible children, and enforcing masks, disinfection has taken center stage.

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Using D7 in Meth Lab Remediation

Chemical cleanup, including meth lab remediation, requires effective products that neutralize or remove toxic chemicals. The safety of cleanup crews and future occupants is also a prime consideration. That’s why it is essential to select products that are safe to use, effective against meth lab chemicals and byproducts, and eliminate toxic residue. 

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6 Common (And Dangerous) Mistakes in Firefighter Decontamination

Once the imminent danger of an active fire has passed, firefighters are still at risk of exposure to harmful chemicals at the fireground. Building materials, furnishings, and other items can produce toxic chemicals when burned, leaving carcinogenic residue, and other harmful byproducts, on the surrounding surfaces. If not properly decontaminated, firefighter turnout gear can present an ongoing hazard to anybody who comes into contact with it. 

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5 Sanitation and Disinfection Tips for Food Truck Operations

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Decon7 Systems Employee Spotlight: Joe Hill

Passionate problem-solver and former Marine Joe Hill serves as the Senior Vice President at Decon7. We interviewed Joe to learn more about this key member of the team and his vision for the company’s future.

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