Firefighter Presumptive Cancer Fact Sheet

Firefighters with cancer

If you are or have been a firefighter and have one of the primary site cancers listed in the following chart, the cancer may be presumed to be an occupational disease and you may be eligible for WCB-Alberta benefits. The presumption applies to full time, volunteer, part-time and casual firefighters who have been regularly exposed to the hazards of a fire scene, other than a forest fire, for the minimum period shown for the specified cancer.

Please open the fact sheet below for more information.