Digital roundtable news release

Brussels, 19 November 2020: MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen (EPP, Finland) and Fire Safe Europe co-organised a roundtable on “Improving fire safety by assessing the toxicity of smoke from burning construction products”.

Firefighters, researchers and European institutions look for solutions to the growing issue of firefighter’s cancers

Brussels, 28 September 2017: Cancer is the leading cause of line-of-duty deaths amongst firefighters, accounting for approximately 60% of all deaths. MEP Pavel Poc and the European Parliament’s Members Against Cancer (MAC) Group, in association with Fire Safe Europe, held a roundtable to debate the issue of occupational cancer in firefighters and explore solutions.