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State grant helps UC researchers improve firefighter PPE

Data from the National Fire Protection Association shows overexertion, stress, and medical issues has been the leading cause of death for firefighters.  A new state grant is helping fund a project to help keep them safe.

An article from Spectrum News highlights the more than $2 million dollar grant money received from the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation to help develop PPE.  Many members of the research team are associated with the Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences at UC's College of Medicine. 

Read Spectrum News Article: State grant helps UC researches improve firefighter PPE
Learn more about the Early Detection of Degenerative Disorders & Innovative (EDDI) Solutions Lab, led by Dr. Amit Bhattacharya.

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