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July 14, 2020

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On the Tuesday, July 13 episode of “The 25 Live” podcast, Gavin Horn, Research Engineer for the UL Firefighter Research Institute (FSRI) discusses research focused on reducing firefighter exposures in the firehouse, during training and on the fireground.

Prior to joining the UL FSRI team, Gavin served as the Director of IFSI Research Programs at the University of Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI) for 15 years and as a firefighter/engineer with the Savoy, Ill. Fire Department. Gavin holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as well as a ME in Fire Protection Engineering from the University of Maryland. He has published more than 70 peer-reviewed journal manuscripts and given presentations at meetings, conferences and symposia around the world. Through his time with IFSI and UL FSRI, he has participated in numerous firefighter health studies and has made major contributions to reducing exposures in the fire service.

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