Improving the Health & Safety of all Emergency Responders

Fairfax, VA – The International Association of Fire Chiefs has released a guide intended to help health care providers evaluate and treat firefighters, as well as to aid firefighters in managing their own health care.

A Healthcare Provider’s Guide to Firefighter Physicals, overseen by IAFC’s Safety Health and Survival Section, addresses cardiovascular health and fitness, cancer, musculoskeletal injuries, behavioral health, lung disease, sleep disorders, and infectious diseases.

 

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