At the conclusion of this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Identify how thermal and chemical exposures may contribute to two of the most prominent fireground health risks.
  • Define different types of heat-related illnesses.
  • Recognize common hazardous compounds that may be found on the fireground.

Course Lessons

  • Foundations: Thermal and Chemical Exposures in the Fire Service 0:15

Applicable NFPA Standards

NFPA 1001 (2019): 4.3.1