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Health Hazard Manual for Firefighters: Exposure to Chemicals and Toxic Gases

Nellie J. Brown, Cornell University

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Suggested Citation
Brown, N. J. (1990). Health hazards manual for firefighters. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University, Chemical Hazard Information Program.
http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/manuals/4

Required Publisher Statement
Copyright by Cornell University, Workplace Health and Safety Program (formerly Chemical Hazard Information Program).
Preparation of this manual was funded by New York State School of Labor Grant #COO5413.

Abstract

[Excerpt] Firefighters, as well as victims, can be exposed to a variety of toxic substances during a fire. Some of these toxicants are particularly insidious because they are produced by thermal decomposition before smoke makes a fire evident.

Suggested Citation

Nellie J. Brown. "Health Hazard Manual for Firefighters: Exposure to Chemicals and Toxic Gases" 1990
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/nellie_brown/8