Toxic smoke turning EU firefighters into cancer sufferers

(Published by Pavel Poc, The Parliament Magazine)
Europe’s insufficient construction regulations and lack of work-related compensation is exposing EU firefighters to the risk of cancer and suffering, warns Pavel Poc.
Fire is both fascinating and dreadful and represents one of the oldest and most menacing threats to our daily life. As such, fire safety is an appealing subject. Nonetheless, not many people know that most casualties in a fire are caused not by the flames directly, but rather by smoke.