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Sharkey, Brian . 2001. Wildland Firefighter Health & Safety Report: No. 3. 0151 2817. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, National Technology and Development Program. 12 p.

Discusses the risks of heat stress and the ways wildland firefighters can prevent it. Includes summaries of reports discussing the appropriate types of protective clothing for wildland firefighters and the effects of three different hydration methodologies (carbohydrate, glycerol, and placebo) on the mental performance of individuals simulating firefighting tasks.

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