Public Safety Program
The Public Safety Program is based on one of ten sector groupings within the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA). It has five sub-sectors: fire service, law enforcement, corrections, emergency medical service, and wildland fire service.
Study of Cancer in U.S. Firefighters:
Longitudinal study of 30,000 career firefighters followed from 1950 to 2009. Findings suggest firefighters are at a higher risk of cancers of the digestive, oral, respiratory, and urinary systems when compared to the general population.
Patrol Vehicle Driving:
A worker-friendly fact sheet on five ways law enforcement officers can reduce their risk of a motor vehicle incidents disseminated to 250+ law enforcement agencies and related organizations nationwide.
Public Safety Program Information
- Page last reviewed: January 3, 2017
- Page last updated: January 3, 2017
- Content source:
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Office of the Director