As firefighters are increasing working in emergency medical response roles, their exposure to infectious diseases has also increased. This article discusses the various pathogens to which firefighters are particularly exposed and outlines measures to reduce their incidence. Legislation and resources specific to the fire service also are identified.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||16|
|Journal||Occupational medicine (Philadelphia, Pa.)|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1995|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health