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Firefighter safety is a high priority for fire agencies. Battling fires in hot and smoky conditions is at times unsafe and unhealthy. Firefighters are subject to stressful...
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At the rural/urban fringe, firefighters are exposed to smoke from not just vegetation, but from combinations of burning houses, cars and other materials. These firefighters are...
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The Australian firefighter constantly works under hazardous conditions with a variety of vehicles and equipment.  Little research has been done into the physical hazards and the...
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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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