Mounting Evidence Supports a Causal Link Between Firefighters and Cancer As noted in my recent article about hypertension in first responders, Florida does not currently recognize cancer as a covered occupational disease for firefighters or other first responders. This places Florida in the minority, as over 35 states have laws on the books that include some…
Firefighters and Law Enforcement Officers: Should Your Employer Cover the Costs of Hypertension Maintenance? There has been a lot of attention on social media about Florida’s failure to include cancer as a compensable work related illness for professional Firefighters and Officers. I thought I would write a few articles on Florida’s “Heart & Lung” statute….