Firefighter Health and Wellness Links

Cancer Prevention

Smoke Exposure
Cancer, Smoke Toxins and firefighters

FireFighter exposure to smoke particulates (Underwriter Laboratories Report)

Taking action against cancer in the fire service (FCSN)

Wildfire Fighter Smoke Exposure (USDA)

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Combustion products and their effect on life safety (NIST)

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Heat Illness/Injury
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Additional Firefighter Dangers
Extremity cooling for heat stress mitigation in military and occupational settings (Univeristy of Nebraska ~ Lincoln) clear Asbestos Exposure
Cooling hyperthermic firefighters by immersing forearms and hands in 10°C and 20°C water (ResearchGate.net) clear Preventing fire fighter fatalities due to heart attacks and other sudden cardiovascular events (CDC)
Emergency Incident Rehabilitation (FEMA) clear Cardiovascular & chemical exposure risks in modern firefighting (CDC)
Rhabdomyolysis in wildland firefighters (CDC) clear clear
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Mental Health
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Physiological stress associated with structural firefighting (Indiana University) clear clear
Suicide: Risk and Protective Factors clear clear
First Responder Support Network    
IAFF Recovery Center    
Resource web links for First Responder Support Network    
Mental Health and Depression    
     
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