Sharkey, Brian . 2002. Wildland Firefighter Health & Safety Report: No. 5. 0251 2815. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Missoula Technology and Development Center.
This newsletter includes information on activities of the Missoula Technology and Development Center wildland firefighter health and safety project during the spring of 2002. Specific issues include: development of an objective approach for determining work/rest standards and recommended assignment lengths for firefighting crews and overhead; improvement of energy intake, nutrition, and immune function of wildland firefighters; and implementation of work capacity and medical standards.
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