Wildland Fire Fighter Health and Safety Report 1|
Sharkey, Brian ; Mangan, Richard J.. 2000. Wildland Firefighter Health & Safety Report: No. 1. 0051 2825. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Missoula Technology and Development Center.14 p.
This newsletter includes information on: the MTDC wildland firefighter health and safety project; recommendations of the April 1999 conference on wildland firefighter health and safety; oxidative stress and anti oxidants: fighting the fire within; energy balance and oxidative stress in wildland firefighters: a preliminary study; total energy expenditure and hydration demands in the wildland firefighter; death from hyponatremia as a result of acute water intoxication in an Army basic trainee; smoking, injury, and long-term disability; energy and the immune system; and medical standards for wildland firefighters.
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