Firefighters tired of fighting ACC for compensation


Firefighters are pushing for a dozen or more cancers to be recognised as linked to their occupation, so they don't have to battle ACC for compensation. Firefighters and firetrucks are expected on the forecourt of parliament at twelve-thirty today to remind politicans they are still not automatically covered for occupational cancers.

Alex Forrest is a Canadian firefighter and an expert in firefighters' occupational cancers. He talks to Corin Dann.

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