Divers Beware: Training Dives Present Serious Hazards to Firefighters


June 2004
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2004-152
Cover page for 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.

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