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Firefighters & Asbestos: An SCBA Might Just Save Your Life

Firefighters & Asbestos: An SCBA Might Just Save Your Life

Firefighters face an immense number of occupational dangers – but what many people may not consider is the risk of asbestos exposure, and the failure to recognize this dangerous hazard may be costing firefighters their life. Asbestos exposure is the only confirmed cause of pleural mesothelioma, a fatal form of cancer that affects the lungs.


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