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The National Institute for Public Safety Health (NIPSH) was established to support research and program development designed to better understand and improve the health and safety of all public safety personnel.

Fire, EMS, and law enforcement represent some of the most dangerous professions in the United States. This danger not only comes from the physical nature of their on-duty activities, but from the exposures they experience during those activities.

Fire and Law Enforcement by the Numbers: