Sharkey, Brian . 2003. Wildland Firefighter Health & Safety Report: No. 7. 0351 2818. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Missoula Technology and Development Center. 12 p.
This issue focuses on the interagency medical standards and examinations now being required for wildland firefighters in the United States. The research section provides additional information about specific tests and the results of examinations conducted on wildland firefighters in Australia. The risk management section outlines employee health programs that can be used to prevent health problems. The field notes section outlines steps firefighters can take to reduce the risk of heart disease.
Keywords: Australia, employee health programs, fire fighting, firefighting, heart disease, interagency, medical examinations, medical standards, safety at work, wfhsr
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