Friday 15 April 2011
As an extremely hazardous profession, firefighters and paramedics work in dangerous facilities daily, including burning and deteriorating structures. Despite the immediate risk of fire, facility collapse and crime, asbestos exposure poses another danger because of its past popularity as an insulator. Although relatively harmless when left undisturbed, firefighters and paramedics frequently enter older, poorly-maintained structures where this material likely resides in a damaged form, allowing it to be ingested and develop into cancer.
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