Discovery of firefighter chemical exposures using military-style silicone dog tags

Cancer

Occupational chemical hazards in the fire service are hypothesized to play a role in increased cancer risk, and reliable sampling technologies are necessary for conducting firefighter chemical exposure assessments. This study presents the military-style dog tag as a new configuration of silicone passive sampling device to sample individual firefighters’ exposures at one high and one low fire call volume department in the Kansas City, Missouri metropolitan area

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