Smoke Perceptions, Myths and Misunderstandings
Reading smoke is one thing - breathing it is completely different.
Occupational Health Investigation of Cancer Among Firefighters
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health investigated a possible cancer cluster.
Firefighters Face Increased Risk for Certain Cancers
Firefighters are significantly more likely to develop four different types of cancer than workers in other fields.
Pennsylvania’s amendments to the Workers’ Compensation Act that addresses firefighter occupational diseases.
Part 3 in the "Working to Death" series, examining the health risks facing firefighters.
Amendment to create a presumption that disability of a Federal fire protection employee caused by certain conditions is presumed to result from the performance of such employee’s duty.
Firefighters are exposed to carcinogens associated with combustion, including polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.
Bob Kilduff, with 34 years in the fire service, on his occupational cancer.
Exposure to diesel emissions from idling fire trucks and generators inside stations.
Evaluation of three incidents leading up to cyanide exposures sustained by members.
Previous studies have reported excess risk of some cancers but have been limited by small numbers or little information.
Minimal information is available regarding firefighter exposures during overhaul.
Three criteria used to assess the probable, possible, or unlikely risk for 21 cancers included pattern of meta-relative risks, study type, and heterogeneity testing.