Exposures to smoke, chemicals, falling debris, and the fire itself can make fire fighting dangerous. These are just a few, among other, job hazards that fire fighters contend with daily.
Learn more about our current projects, published research, and conference presentations that focus on job hazards among fire fighters. There are many differences in the conditions and exposures among structural versus wildland fires. Because of this, we separated our information based on these categories.
- Page last reviewed: December 16, 2011
- Page last updated: July 2, 2013
- Content source:
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies (DSHEFS)