Firemen’s protective equipment (bunker) requires thorough cleaning and disinfection, in addition to having to be dried properly. Washexel is your ideal partner to allow you to decontaminate and clean your team’s clothes directly at the fire station with our industrial washers designed to meet your needs as well as with our drying cabinets. All our laundry appliances for fire safety comply with NFPA 1851 standards. You can count on Washexel to make sure you clean your protective clothing without damaging it. Once cleaned, your clothes will be completely dried in our drying cabinets.
Find below, a document from CNESST which details good practices for the maintenance of protective clothing for firefighting:
Here is also a link for more information on the importance of decontaminating firemen’s protective equipment: : http://www.apsam.com/clientele/services-de-prevention-des-incendies/cancers/prevention