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(Illinois Fire Service Institute, University of Illinois, 2008)More firefighters die in the line of duty from heart attacks than from any other cause. And slips, trips and falls cause a large number of firefighter injuries. While the origins of heart attack and slip, trip and fall may ...
(Illinois Fire Service Institute, University of Illinois, 2010-11)Fire fighting is a dangerous occupation – in part because firefighters are called upon to perform strenuous physical activity in hot, hostile environments. Each year, approximately 100 firefighters lose their lives in the ...