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Sharkey, Brian ; Mangan, Richard J.. 2000. Wildland Firefighter Health & Safety Report: No. 2. 0051 2855. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Missoula Technology and Development Center.

Summarizes a report considering the effect of the stresses found in wildland firefighting on the immune system. Other topics include a study of the time lost when firefighters carry a pack during a simulated escape, the relationship between fitness and the likelihood of injury, and a summary of the pack test that is used to evaluate an individual's ability to carry out the arduous duties of a wildland firefighter.

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