Identifying Occupational Exposure Risks to Dermal and Respirable Hazards Faced by Firefighters

Last summer, a warehouse fire in Austin, Texas made the national news when over 100 firefighters battling the fire were potentially exposed to asbestos. The incident brought to light just one of the many occupational exposure risks firefighters could encounter responding to an emergency. – – In 2013, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) published the results of a large study of firefighters from Chicago, San Francisco, and Philadelphia that found the population…

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Identifying Occupational Exposure Risks to Dermal and Respirable Hazards Faced by Firefighters