Posted on Oct 16, 2019
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The Risk of Cardiac Arrest in Firefighters and First Responders | When firefighters become suddenly incapacitated on the job, it endangers their lives. It may also put other lives at risk as they work to rescue people from burning buildings or douse flames before they spread. Firefighters and emergency responders undoubtedly have dangerous jobs with many occupational hazards that the average worker in the United States does not have to consider in their line of work. One of the most prevalent hazards of being a firefighter or a first responder is the increased occurrence of cardiac arrest and other heart problems.