Divers Beware: Training Dives Present Serious Hazards to Firefighters



Fire fighters who participate in dive training risk lung damage, illness, or drowning.

Download the “Workplace Solutions” document Divers Beware: Training Dives Present Serious Hazards to Fire Fighters released by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) .

NIOSH investigated fatalities that have occurred during these training exercises and developed recommendations to decrease these risks.

Download a PDF version of this document HERE.

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