Human Factors of Firefighter Safety
Smoke & Air Quality
Wildland Firefighter Health
Wildland Urban Interface
-Wildland firefighters do not wear respiratory protection while working long hours and can be exposed to elevated concentrations of smoke.
-There is very limited research on long-term health of wildland firefighters from smoke exposure across an entire career.
-New emergency regulations have been enacted in California to protect outdoor workers from wildfire smoke.