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Firefighter Safety Bulletin: Hearing Protection

Firefighting is an inherently dangerous profession, but attempts to secure a modicum of safety for firefighters are always ongoing. This training bulletin from Alex Langbell deals with noise, hearing loss, and hearing protection.

Firefighter Health & Safety Articles

University Miami Doctor to Lead Study Examining Firefighters and Cancer

Studies show that the cancer risk among firefighters is growing.

Guide Now Available for Firefighters at Increased Risk for Asbestos Exposure, Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma takes 20 to 50 years to develop, and occurs in the lining of the lungs, chest, abdomen and heart.

NVFC Awarded Grant to Address First Responder Health and Safety

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) a $786,580 Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&...

Firefighter Safety Bulletin: Hearing Protection

Firefighting is an inherently dangerous profession, but attempts to secure a modicum of safety for firefighters are always ongoing. This training b...

Truckee Meadows Paraplegic Firefighter Regains Old Life

After living almost a year as a paraplegic, a Truckee Meadows firefighter gets his life back thanks to new technology. Bill Winchester is the first...

FIREFIGHTER FITNESS

The Three A's of Firefighter Fitness Success

If your personal goals align with their fitness goals, great. However, what is really required is the best version of you, writes Dan Kerrigan.

Mary Jane's Wellness Note: July 10, 2015

Mary Jane Dittmar's new Wellness Note offers news for anyone who relies on over-the-counter or prescription non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drugs ...

Pierce to Hold Third Annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at Lambeau Field

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation [NYSE: OSK] company, is hosting its third annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at historic Lambeau Fi...

Firefighter Health & Safety Video

FIREFIGHTER NEAR MISSES

Maryland Firefighter Escapes Injury in Barn Fire Explosion

A Waldorf (MD) firefighter evaded injury in a diesel tank explosion during a barn fire early Tuesday.

Video: Nevada Firefighter Discusses Near Miss at Explosion

A Clark County (NV) firefighter recounted a near miss he experienced on a recent call.

Massachusetts Fire Chief Stable After Fall from Deck

A Massachusetts fire chief was in stable condition after falling several feet while responding to an incident last week.

Mayday, At Least Two Dead, Several Injured including Firefighter in Louisville (KY) Fire

Two people were killed and five people injured, including a firefighter, during a large fire early this morning in Louisville, Kentucky.

Fireground Safety

Improved Fire Safety for Pneumatic Control Systems

Now FM-approved FireChek® thermal shutoffs with resettable memory shape alloy can be used to automatically shut down a pneumatic control system whe...

Maryland Firefighter Escapes Injury in Barn Fire Explosion

A Waldorf (MD) firefighter evaded injury in a diesel tank explosion during a barn fire early Tuesday.

Firefighter Safety Bulletin: Hearing Protection

Firefighting is an inherently dangerous profession, but attempts to secure a modicum of safety for firefighters are always ongoing. This training b...

National Campus Fire Safety Month Contest Works to Raise Student Awareness of Fire Hazards

September is Campus Fire Safety Month and this year the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), The Center for Campus Fire Safety (The Center)...

FIRE FITNESS WITH MICHAEL KRUEGER

I'm Injured; Now What?

Staying fit, strong, and healthy means something different at every stage in your life and often it takes an unexpected jolt to make you realize th...

Choices Must Be Made

It’s important to remember that you can’t compare your desires, needs, dedication, or motivation with anyone else, because you truly are unique.

What's the Difference?

Michael Krueger asks, what's the difference between the terms “work out,” “exercise,” and “train”?

Top News

University Miami Doctor to Lead Study Examining Firefighters and Cancer

August 27, 2015

Studies show that the cancer risk among firefighters is growing.

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