By: Jeffrey O. and Grace G. StullIn previous articles, we discussed how firefighters are exposed to a variety of fireground contaminants. We have even gone so far as to pinpoint the blame that many of these exposures primarily occur due to the lack of liquid-tight interfaces between the different parts of the protective ensemble.
Exposure–response relationships for select cancer and non-cancer health outcomes in a cohort of US firefighters from San Francisco, Chicago and Philadelphia (1950–2009)
Taking action against cancer in the fire service
Newly diagnosed firefighters with cancer often ask us what questions they should ask their doctor. Below is a list of questions you might consider. They are in no specific order and they do not pertain to any one specific type of cancer. You might choose some of these questions , or possibly all of them. As always we are available to assist you through the process.
Click here: Walsh et al (2014)
The dangers to firemen on the job extend well beyond the possibilities of being severely burned, trapped by falling debris or asphyxiated…
Evaluation of Dermal Exposure to Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Fire Fighters :
Click here: FF Dermal Study 2010-0156-3196