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Previously there was little knowledge of bushfire firefighters’ exposure to such toxic air pollutants as carbon monoxide, respirable particles, polyaromatic hydrocarbons and...
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A key issue for this project was to resolve whether smoke from prescribed fires differs from smoke produced by wildfires. Dr Tina Bell, then at the University of Melbourne...
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Two types of masks are used by Australian firefighters. One mask (P2) is designed to protect from particulates only, and the other (P2+Organic) from particulates and organic...
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Issue 43 - Research into firefighter health, safety and well-being on the fireground focussing on the deployment of people who are fit for duty.
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Issue 30 - Impacts on firefighters and ecological issues.
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Issue 21 - a collation of publicly available information on health issues related to bushfire smoke.
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Issue 12 - The Bushfire CRC Project D2.2 aims to develop a risk management strategy to mitigate the impact of smoke on firefighters
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Issue 2 - This Fire Note is a synthesis of the research and issues associated with prescribed burning.
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Issue 1 - This Fire Note is a synthesis of the research and issues associated with chemicals in firefighting operations.
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