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International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research

Table 4 Reported injuries

From: Assessment of Firefighters’ needs for personal protective equipment

  Number of incidences
Injuries 1-5 times 6-10 times Over 10 times Sub-total
Blisters 13 4 4 21
Muscle pain 9   11 20
Stumbles 8 1 9 18
Slips 8   7 15
Falls 10   3 13
Ankle sprains 10    10
Bruises 3    3
Minor cuts 1    1
Smashing 1    1
Scrapes 1    1
Burns 1    1
Electrically conducted 1    1