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Sharkey, Brian . 2001. Health Hazards of Smoke: Spring 2001. 0151 2821. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Missoula Technology and Development Center.

This report, the 13th in a series, reviews recent exposure of firefighters and citizens to the hazards of smoke from wildfires and presents research on the health effects of smoke exposure. Topics covered include: fires of 1999, Fire Storm 2000, carbon monoxide exposure, smoke exposure and hospital admissions, firefighters' risks, and citizens' risks.

Keywords: occupational hazards, safety at work, wildland firefighters


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