Cancer Prevention

It is now widely known that fire fighters fall ill to cancers as a result of their toxic working environments. Death and illness happen at a rate much higher than the general public. In recent years, science has pointed to absorption through our skin as a major entry point of toxins and mutagens to the body, along with inhalation.

Ensuring that protections from these hazards for fire fighters is in place will save fire fighter lives and taxpayer money.

Click here to read our Cancer Prevention Face Sheet and learn more about this important issue we are lobbying on.