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ALCOHOL AND DRUGS IN FIRE RELATED DEATHS AND INJURIES
Ball, M.,and Bruck, D., (2004), “The Effect of Alcohol Upon Response to Fire Alarm Signals in SleepingYoung Adults, Human Behavior in Fire”, Proceedings of the Third International Symposium, September 1-3, 2004, Belfast, N. Ireland, Interscience Communications Ltd., London, England.
Bruck, D., Thomas, I. and Ball, M., (2007). “Waking Effectiveness of alarms (Auditory, Visual and Tactile) for the Alcohol Impaired”, Prepared for the Fire Protection Research Foundation, NFPA, Victoria University, Australia.
Davis C.S., Esposito T.J., Palladino-Davis A.G., Rychlik K., Schermer C.R., et. al. (2013). "Implications of alcohol intoxication at the time of burn and smoke inhalation injury: an epidemiologic and clinical analysis." Journal of Burn Care and Research, 34(1):120-126.
Doyle, A., Lyons, S., Lynn, E. (2019) "Profile of fire fatalities in Ireland using coronial data", Fire Safety Journal, Volume 110,
Grace, T. Improving the Waking Effectiveness of Fire Alarms in Residential Areas. Master’s Thesis, University of Canterbury, 1997.
Hollis, W.S (1973). “Drinking: Its Part in Fire Deaths,” Fire Journal, pp. 10-13.
Lykiardopoulos, C., Psychotropic Drug Usage and Human Behavior During Fire Emergencies. PhD Thesis, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia, December 2014.
TOXICOLOGY AND HISTORICAL FIRES
Levin, B.C., Rechani, P.R., Gurman, J.L, Landron, F., Clark, H.M., et al. (1990). "Analysis of carboxyhemoglobin and cyanide in blood from victims of the Dupont Plaza Hotel fire in Puerto Rico." J. Forensic Sci. 35: 151-168 (1990).
HEALTH EFFECTS OF EXPOSURE TO FIRE EFFLUENTS & FIRE SERVICE OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY
Avakian, M., Dellinger, D., Fiedler, H., Gullet, B., Koshland, C., et al., “The Origin, Fate, and Health Effects of Combustion By-Products: A Research Framework”, Environmental Health Perspectives, Volume 110, Number 11, November 2002.
Beaumont, JJ, Chu, GS, Jones, JR, et al., “An epidemiological study on cancer and other causes of mortality in San Francisco firefighters”, American Journal of Industrial Medicine, Volume 19, 1991, pp. 357-372.
Edelman, P, Osterloh, J, Pirkle, J, et al., “Biomonitoring of Chemical Exposure among New York City Firefighters Responding to the World Trade Center Fire and Collapse.” Environmental Health Perspectives, Volume 111, Number 16, December 2003, pp. 1906-1911.
Fabian, T., Borgerson, J., Kerber, S., Gandhi, P., Baxter, C., Ross, C., Lockey, J. “Firefighter Exposure to Smoke Particulates.” Underwriters Laboratories. Final Report. Project Number: 08CA31673 April 1, 2010.
Fent KW, Evans DE, Booher D, Pleil JD, Stiegel MA, Horn GP, Dalton J. "Volatile Organic Compounds Off-gassing from Firefighters' Personal Protective Equipment Ensembles after Use,"J Occup Environ Hyg. 2015;12(6):404-14. doi: 10.1080/15459624.2015.1025135.
Fent, KW, Alexander, B, Roberts, J, Robertson, S, Toennis, C., Sammons, D, Bertke, S, Kerber, S, Smith, D & Horn, G (2017): Contamination of firefighter personal protective equipment and skin and the effectiveness of decontamination procedures, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, DOI: 10.1080/15459624.2017.1334904
Hänninen, O., Salonen, R., Koistinen, K., Lanki, T, et al, “Population exposure to fine particles and estimated excess mortality in Finland from an East European wildfire episode,” Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, Volume 19, 2009, pp. 414-422.
Heyer, N., Weiss, N.S., Demers, P. et al., “Cohort mortality study of Seattle fire fighters: 1945-1983.” American Journal of Medicine, Volume 17, 1990, pp. 493-504.
Hoek, M.R., Bracebridge, S., Oliver, I., Health impact of the Buncefield oil depot fire, December 2005: Study of accident and emergency case records,” Journal of Public Health, Volume 29, Number 3, June 2007, pp. 298-302.
Howe, G.R., Burch, J.D., “Firefighters and risk of cancer: an assessment and overview of the epidemiologic evidence.” American Journal of Epidemiology, Volume 132, 1990, pp. 1039-1050.
Kelsall, H.L., Sim, M.R., Forbes, A.B., McKenzie, D.P., Glass, D.C., Ikin, J.F., et al, “Respiratory health status of Australian veterans of the 1991 Gulf War and the effects of exposure to oil fire smoke and dust storms,” Thorax, Volume 59, 2004, pp. 897-903.
Kinnes, G., Hine, G., Health Hazard Evaluation Report 96-0171-2692, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, Washington, D.C, May 1998.
Künzli, N., Avol, E., Wu, J., Gauderman, J., Rappaport, E. et al, “Health Effects of the 2003 Southern California Wildfires on Children,” American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Volume 174, 2006, pp. 1221-1228.
Lackore, R., Firefighter Anthropometric Data White Paper, Fire Apparatus Manufacturer’s Association, FAMA Technical Committee, Chassis Subcommittee, October 20, 2007.
Lange, J., Schwartz, D., Doebbeling, B., Heller, J., Thorne, P., “Exposures to the Kuwait Oil Fire and Their Association with Asthma and Bronchitis among Gulf War Veterans,” Environmental Health Perspectives, Volume 110, Number 11, November 2002, pp. 1141- 1146.
LeMasters, G., Genaidy, A., Succop, P., et al, “Cancer Risk Among Firefighters: A Review and Meta-Analysis of 32 Studies”, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Volume 48, Number 11, November 2006, pp. 1189-1202.
Lite, J, “360 post-9/11 workers have died, including 80 of cancer, says state”, Daily News (New York), May 8, 2008.
Ma, F, Fleming, L, Lee, D, et al., “Mortality in Florida Professional Firefighters, 1972-1999.” American Journal of Industrial Medicine. Volume 47, 2005, pp. 509-517.
Mott, J., Meyer, P., Mannino, D., Redd, S., “Wildland forest fire smoke: health effects and intervention evaluation, Hoopa California, 1999,” Western Journal of Medicine, Volume 176, Number 3, May 2002, pp. 157-162.
Morgan, O., Verlander, N.Q., Kennedy, F., Moore, M., Birch, S. et al, “Exposures and reported symptoms associated with occupational deployment to the Buncefield fuel depot fire, England 2005,” Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Volume 65, 2008, pp. 404-411.
Musk, AW, Monson, RR, Peters, JM, et al. “Mortality among Boston firefighters, 1915-1975”, British Journal of Industrial Medicine, Volume 35, 1978, pp. 104-108.
Noonan, G., Stobbe, J., Keane, P., Reed, L., Ronk, R., Hendricks, S., McCarthy, R., “Firesmoke: A Field Evaluation of Self-Contained Breathing
Apparatus”, National Institute for Occupation Safety and Health, Division of Safety Research, Morgantown, West Virginia, Accession number PB93-159119, 1989.
Ovadnevaite, J., Kvietkus, K., Marsalka, A., “2002 summer fires in Lithuania: Impact on the Vilnius city air quality and the inhabitants’ health,” Science of the Total Environment, Volume 356, 2006, pp. 11-21.
Products of Combustion: Draft Summary Information, Health Protection Agency, Chemical Hazards and Poisons Division, London, July 2006.
Reinhardt, T., Ottmar, R., “Smoke Exposure at Western Wildfires”, United Stated Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Research Paper, PNW-RP-525, July 2000.
Solan, S., Wallenstein, S., Shapiro, M., Teitelbaum, S. L., Stevenson, L., Kochman, A., … Landrigan, P. J. (2013). Cancer Incidence in World Trade Center Rescue and Recovery Workers, 2001–2008. Environmental Health Perspectives, 121(6), 699–704.
Smith, T., Heller, J., Hooper, T., Gackstetter, G., Gray, G., “Are Gulf Veterans Experiencing Illness due to Exposure to Smoke from Kuwaiti Oil Well Fires? Examination of Department of Defense Hospitalization Data,” American Journal of Epidemiology, Volume 155, Number 10, 2002, pp. 908-917.
Snyder, E., Health Hazard Evaluation Report 2004-0368-3030, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Austin, TX, January 2007.
Tornling, G, Gustavsson, P, Hogstedt, C, “Mortality and Cancer Incidence in Stockholm Fire Fighters.” American Journal of Industrial Medicine. Volume 25, 1994, pp. 219-228.
Upshur, R., James, M., Richardson, E. et al, “Short-Term Adverse Health Effects in a Community Exposed to a Large Polyvinylchloride Plastics Fire,” Archives of Environmental Health, Volume 56, Number 3, May/June 2001, pp. 264-270.
Vedal, S. and Dutton, S., “Wildfire air pollution and daily mortality in a large urban area,” Environmental Research, Volume 102, 2006, pp. 29-35.
Viswanathan, S., Eria, L., Diunugala, N., Johnson, J., McClean, C., “An Analysis of Effects of San Diego Wildfire on Ambient Air Quality,” Journal of Air and Waste Management Association, Volume 56, January 2006, pp. 56-67.
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