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Respiratory problems are common among wildland firefighters. However, there are few studies directly linking occupational exposures to respiratory effects in this population. Our objective was to characterize wildland fire fighting occupational...

Person: Gaughan, Piacitelli, Chen, Law, Virji, Edwards, Enright, Schwegler-Berry, Leonard, Wagner, Kobzik, Kales, Hughes, Christiani, Siegel, Cox-Ganser, Hoover
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildfires take a heavy toll on human health worldwide. Climate change may increase the risk of wildfire frequency. Therefore, in view of adapted preventive actions, there is an urgent need to further understand the health effects and public awareness...

Person: Youssouf, Liousse, Roblou, Assamoi, Salonen, Maesano, Banerjee, Annesi-Maesano
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Chapter 16 in the book titled, Natural and Prescribed Fire in Pacific Northwest Forests.

Person: Walstad, Radosevich, Sandberg, Sandberg, Dost
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Thirteen minute video outlining the risks of smoke exposure to wildland fire personnel and ways to mitigate exposure.

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Year: 2014
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Bret Butler presented a webinar on December 2, 2014. Current safety zone guidelines for wildland firefighters are based on the assumption of flat ground, no wind, and radiative heating only. Recent measurements in grass, shrub and crown fires indicate...

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Year: 2014
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES