Communicable disease and firefighters.

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)747-762
Number of pages16
JournalOccupational Medicine - State of the Art Reviews
Volume10
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 1995

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Communicable disease and firefighters. / Weaver, Virginia Marie; Arndt, S. D.

In: Occupational Medicine - State of the Art Reviews, Vol. 10, No. 4, 10.1995, p. 747-762.

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