Cancer Prevention for Fire and Emergency Medical Services [2015]
Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Time: 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: A110

   Mike Little, Fire Chief, Violet Township Fire Department

Track: Emergency Preparedness and Response
Secondary Track: Prevention
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Basic


The presenter discusses the incidence of cancer in fire service personnel in relation to the general public. He also addresses what employers are doing to prevent personnel from contracting cancer. This is relevant due to the number of fire fighters in Ohio contracting cancer at rates much higher than the general public. 

Learning Objectives:
Recognize the need for a prevention program
Identify risks associated with cancer in fire and emergency medical services
Dsicuss ways to help prevent cancer in fire and emergency medical services

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  EMS: 1.2
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

File & Handouts:
Cancer Prevention for the Fire Service

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