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Firefighters: occupational exposure recognized as carcinogenic for mesothelioma and bladder cancer

Firefighters: occupational exposure recognized as carcinogenic for mesothelioma and bladder cancer

Occupational exposure from firefighters is now classified as a carcinogen (group 1) by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). This is the conclusion of a monograph prepared in June by 25 scientists from 8 countries that will be published in 2023 and whose main results have been published in “The Lancet Oncology”. The …

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Electric car fires, a new challenge for firefighters

Electric car fires, a new challenge for firefighters

A car that starts more than three weeks after reaching the pound, 17,000 liters of water, the emergency construction of a mini-basin to submerge electric batteries: the fire of a Tesla in early June surprised the District Fire Department of Sacramento. Extinguished, the fire continued to resume. Even after flipping the car on its side …

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