Fire Fighting

Examples of workplace safety hazards that can injure firefighters include:

  • Overexertion, lifting, awkward postures, and other physical stressors
  • Noise
  • Heat
  • Toxic chemicals in the air
  • Flammable atmospheres
  • Unstable structures
  • Confined spaces (e.g., during rescues)


Associated Rules

Enforcement Policies

Industry Guidelines (when applicable)

Videos, Training and Prevention

General Resources

Hazard Specific Resources

Sample Written Program

Training Materials

Trainings from the Washington Fire Chiefs

For topic-specific information, see also: