Firefighters face many dangers that may harm their health. Learn more about NIOSH programs and research on the health concerns of firefighters.
Structural and vehicle firefighters face many risks on the job. Learn more about NIOSH research on job hazards among firefighters.
Every year thousands of acres of land burn across the United States. Wildland firefighters are asked to protect our lives, our homes, and our forests.
Firefighters rely heavily on their equipment to be safe. NIOSH researches ways to improve their safety.
- Bloodborne Infectious Diseases
- Carbon Monoxide
- Chemical Hazards
- Confined Spaces
- Electrical Safety
- Engineering Controls
- Falls from Elevations
- Firefighter Body Dimension Data
- Heart Disease
- Heat Stress
- Motor Vehicle Safety
- Natural Disasters