Communicable disease and firefighters


As firefighters are increasing working in emergency medical response roles, their exposure to infectious diseases has also increased. This article discusses the various pathogens to which firefighters are particularly exposed and outlines measures to reduce their incidence. Legislation and resources specific to the fire service also are identified.

Weaver VM1, Arndt SD | 1995
In: Occupational medicine, ISSN 0885-114X | 10 | 4 | Oct-Dec | 747-762
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