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  1. Fire Service Industry News: IAFC Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from NFPA

    Online Articles

    Wed, 10 Sep 2014

    awareness about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ( ALS , or Lou Gehrig's Disease), a progressive ..... to dump ice water on their bosses. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has taken the country by storm this summer. The ALS Association recently announced the viral

  2. Fire Service Industry News: NFPA Leadership Team Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to Raise Funds

    Online Articles

    Tue, 2 Sep 2014

    Challenge today to help raise funds for the ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) Association ..... of the senior team made a donation to the ALS Association and, before getting iced ..... NFPA staff who made a donation to the ALS Association were entered into a drawing

  1. OMNI™ PRO FIRE BLS/ ALS Total System (TS Ready™)


    Wed, 17 Sep 2014

    The OMNI™ PRO FIRE is the perfect BLS/ ALS bag for the first responder who wants an organized solution for their equipment with options. MERET...built for the professional

  2. Fire Apparatus: Spartan Motors Takes Part in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Online Articles

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014

      For charity, Spartan Motors, Inc. , led by President and CEO John Sztykiel, took part in the ALS Bucket Challenge while also extending the challenge to Spartan ERV , Smeal Fire Apparatus Co., and Toyne Fire Apparatus.

  3. Firefighter Health & Safety: Illinois Firefighter Suffering from ALS Creates Awareness Video

    Online Articles

    Tue, 27 May 2014

    IL Lieutenant Dick Jacobson is one of my paid on-call lieutenants here in Western Springs, Illinois. He was diagnosed with ALS , and along with his family he battles daily the ravages of this disease that has rendered his body incapacitated. His mind

  4. The FIRE DEPARTMENT OF NEW YORK (FDNY) will equip approximately 50 municipal ALS ambulances with

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Mar 1999

    The FIRE DEPARTMENT OF NEW YORK (FDNY) will equip approximately 50 municipal ALS ambulances with Medtronic Physio-Control LifePakT 12 defibrillator/ monitors. Another 120 will be deployed in the FDNY Emergency

  5. Ellen Show Features Pittsburgh Firefighter Battling ALS

    Online Articles

    Sat, 4 Oct 2014

    comedian's show. Onyshko, who has been a City of Pittsburgh firefighter for eight years, is battling ALS . After being diagnosed with ALS , fellow firefighters stepped up, covering Onyshko's shifts so he could continue to receive a paycheck


    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Jan 1997

    EXPANDING EMS: UPGRADING FROM BLS TO ALS BY GORDON M. SACHS An estimated 80 percent ..... Paramedics provide advanced life support ( ALS ), a higher degree of medical service including ..... Expanding from BLS first response service to ALS first response service is a positive step


    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Jan 1997

    ALS BABYTM MANIKIN Laerdal Medical Corporation: Designed to provide realistic training skills required in advanced cardiac life support for infants, including airway management, vascular access, ECG monitoring, and professional rescuer CPR. (800) 431-1055.


    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Oct 1996

    ALS SKILLTRAINER 200 Laerdal Medical Corporation: Adult-size manikin incorporates all the necessary skills to teach scenario-based