Volunteer firefighters have higher levels of ‘forever chemicals’

Volunteer firefighters — who comprise more than 65 percent of the U.S. fire service — have higher levels of ‘forever chemicals,’ per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), in their bodies than the general public, according to a new study. It is the first study to evaluate volunteer firefighters’ exposure to PFAS.

Quelle: Sciencedaily