Fire Department Diesel Exhaust Systems

Diesel Exhaust Sytems

Diesel Exhaust Sytems

Firefighters are exposed to a large amount of toxins in the environment on a daily basis, due to exhaust fumes within their fire stations. As a result of the combustion process, diesel engines used in fire apparatus produce a mixture of toxic gases in significant concentrations and other volatile organic compounds. Human exposure to diesel exhaust has been declared a potential cancer causing hazard by both NIOSH and OSHA.

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