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Wildland Firefighter Health and Safety
Recommendations of the April 1999 Conference

Conference Papers

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Director’s Perspective by Jose Cruz

Defining Fire and Aviation Safety and Health Issues by David Aldrich

Illness, Injuries, and Fatalities Among Wildland Firefighters by Dick Mangan

Demands of the Job by Brian Sharkey

Energy Expenditure and Energy Intake During Wildfire Suppression in Male and Female Firefighters by Brent Ruby

Heat Stress by Brian Sharkey

Wildland Firefighting and the Immune Response by Steve Wood

Oxidative Stress and Antioxidants: Fighting the Fire Within by Wayne Askew

Individual Factors Related to Health, Safety, and Performance by Paul Davis

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