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Public Safety Program

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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.

Featured Items

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