Unions calls on ACT government to bring in health monitoring for ACT firefighters in wake of PFAS research

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
April 22 2022 - 7:30pm
ACT United Firefighters Union secretary Greg McConville, who has called on the ACT government to implement health monitoring for firefighters in the wake of new PFAS research. Picture: Melissa Adams

Health monitoring for firefighters needs to be urgently introduced in the ACT to keep tabs on the effects of exposure to PFAS, a toxic chemical formerly used in firefighting foam, the firies' union has said.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.