Implementing Health and Fitness Standards for Firefighters

Posted: 25 Feb 2015

Date Written: 1996

Abstract

This article briefly summarizes the issues local governments should review prior to implementing health and fitness programs for firefighters. The courts have upheld employer imposed fitness standards for law enforcement officers. This article generalizes the application to firefighters.

Keywords: public safety physical fitness standards for employment, fire fighters, police officers

Suggested Citation

Pynes, Joan E., Implementing Health and Fitness Standards for Firefighters (1996). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2569343

Joan E. Pynes (Contact Author)

University of South Florida ( email )

Tampa, FL 33620
United States

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