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Bushfire CRC research has helped Fire and Rescue NSW managers to better understand the symptoms and health effects of smoke exposure and the mitigation strategies that can be...
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Population shifts towards city centres and the expanding rural-urban fringe are likely to increase firefighting in urban and rural-urban settings. At present, extensive research...
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Fire Note 83: The expanding rural-urban fringe means there is likely to be increased firefighting activity in such settings. The rural-urban interface is an environment...
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Cara Lord worked on developing a prototype physical selection test for tanker-based firefighters. 
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PhD student Anjali Haikerwal, of Monash University, investigated cardiovascular and respiratory health effects of smoke from the 2006/2007 bushfires in Victoria. Her results are...
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Fire Note 81: This Fire Note focuses on two studies investigating the role of prescribing fluids before firefighters deploy to the fire ground and the prescription of fluids...
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Fire Note 80:  This document provides a current overview of the key findings to date from the Bushfire CRC Firefighter health and safety research project.
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Fire Note 74: Fighting bushfires is a physically demanding occupation and therefore firefighters need to be physically fit to work safely and productively. Many firefighting...
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