Adams, Donald
June 2008
Fire Chief;Jun2008, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p72
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The article reports on the mandate of fire departments that firefighters should wear self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) while suppressing fire in the U.S. The move is in response to the statistical data showing that firefighters' lives are expectantly 10 years less than the average life expectancy of workers in either hazardous or non-hazardous work. A research has solidified the need for firemen to wear SCBA unit to protect themselves from dangerous products during rescue operations. INSET: FOR MORE INFO.


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