More from this research collaboration between an ex fire chief (Len Garis) and the University of the Fraser Valley, BC
Firefighter Injuries in British Columbia: An Examination of Frequency, Severity, Locational and Temporal aspects
by Centre For Public Safety And Criminal Justice Research on June 17, 2015
“Examines the frequency, severity, locational and temporal aspects of firefighter injuries in British Columbia, and proposes recommendations to enhance the health and safety of personnel. Does not address occupational diseases such as cancer. Demonstrates that firefighter injuries in the province of British Columbia (BC) are infrequent; with few cases requiring hospitalization or extended medical leave.”
Read more from the Centre on fire in British Columbia.