Health & Safety: Safety Messages

April 18th, 2017

Asbestos Exposure at Queens 5th Alarm / CD-73

Members that operated at Queens box 9281 (56-11 94TH St, Queens) on 4/11/17 are advised to fill out a CD-73 for possible exposure to asbestos and have bunker gear decontaminated through the SOC laundry. Have your officer fill out an EDR-1 and call 718-478-3150. Normal turnaround time for decon is 48 hours.

Please use SAMPLE language:

'I have been exposed to asbestos fibers at a fire. The asbestos was friable and airborne presenting a health hazard. I do not know the extent of the health effects I have suffered.'

Health & Safety Officer / Sergeant-at-Arms *Phone: 212-683-4832
*Fax: 212-683-4768


Gerard Fitzgerald

Robert Eustace
Recording Secretary