White Paper: Cancer and The Fire Service – What Can Be Done to Reduce The Risks

White Paper: Cancer and The Fire Service – What Can Be Done to Reduce The Risks

A White Paper for Department Leaders

The different types of cancers can vary vastly, but the risk is undeniable. When fighting fires, firefighters are explosed to carninogenic agents that can be deadly.

In fact, it’s been reported that cancer was responsible for 70 percent of firefighter line-of-duty deaths in 2016. Check out this white paper to learn what some believe needs to change and the different steps your agency can take to reduce its firefighters’ risks.

"There’s no reason not to take advantage of all the information available to firefighters and build out a culture of safety and prevention in their department.”

Bobby Halton | Fire Engineering Magazine Editor in Chief

 

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