Divers Beware: Training Dives Present Serious Hazards to Firefighters
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2004-152
Firefighters who participate in dive training risk lung damage, illness, or drowning. NIOSH investigated fatalities that have occurred during these training exercises and developed recommendations to decrease these risks.
Page last reviewed: June 6, 2014
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health