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Title: BCERF Alert for Women Firefighters: Chemical Exposures in Your Workplace and Breast Cancer Risk
Other Titles: BCERF Alert for Women Firefighters
Authors: Brown, Nellie J.
Snedeker, Suzanne M.
Keywords: breast cancer
firefighter
workplace
occupation
chemical exposure
cancer risk
structural fires
non-structural fires
isocyanates
benzene
formaldehyde
1,3-butadiene
isoprene
methylene chloride
SCBA
Self Contained Breathing Apparatus
personal protective equipment
Alert
Issue Date: Jul-2008
Publisher: Cornell University Program Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors
Abstract: This brochure is designed to help women firefighters learn how they may be exposed to certain chemicals that may be risk factors for breast cancer. Exposure to some of these chemicals may occur during firefighting activities. Recommended protection includes wearing Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCABA) during all phases of firefighting.
Description: Alert on breast cancer risks for women firefighters
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1813/14390
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