Fire Marshals Association

of Colorado

SFPE-RMC Webinar: AFFF - Risk vs. Reward in the face of environmental concerns

  • January 14, 2021
  • 12:00 - 13:30
  • Webinar

Presentation:   AFFF - Risk vs. Reward in the face of environmental concerns

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Learn about the performance characteristics, trade-offs, and environmental risk associated with the use of fluorinated and non-fluorinated firefighting foams in the context of environmental concerns.

Guest Presenter: Michael D. Larrañaga, PhD, PE, CIH, FAIHA

Michael Larrañaga is President and Managing Principal of R.E.M. Risk Consultants, a safety, process safety, security, and risk management consulting firm.  He is an appointed member of the Scientific / Technical Advisory Committee of the World Trade Center Health Program of the CDC and serves on the Department of Homeland Security Opioid Working Group for field detection of fentanyl and related compounds. He is co-founder of the “HSx – Advanced Thinking in Homeland Security” think tank at the United States Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Homeland Defense and Security. Larrañaga previously served on the Board of Scientific Counselors for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and is a proud graduate and former Professor / Department Head of the School of Fire Protection and Safety at Oklahoma State University.

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