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  1. NVFC Establishes Volunteer Firefighter Health and Safety Priorities

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    Fri, 11 Sep 2009

    produced the Volunteer Firefighter Health and Safety Priorities to provide ..... death. The Volunteer Firefighter Health and Safety Priorities are set forth ..... posters with the Volunteer Firefighter Health and Safety Priorities to every department

  2. Firefighter Health and Safety : Humpday Hangout: EAPs and Firefighter Mental Health

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    Thu, 29 Jan 2015

    In this week's Humpday Hangout, Fire Engineering Editor in Chief Bobby Halton and FireRescue Editor in Chief Erich Roden talk to Frank Ricci, P.J. Norwood, and Jim Rascati about employee assistance programs (EAP) and mental health issues for firefighters.

  1. Firefighter Health and Safety : NFFF Hosts Occupational Cancer in the Fire Service Strategy Meeting

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    Wed, 21 Jan 2015

    Last week, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation hosted the Occupational Cancer in the Fire Service Strategy Meeting. Ron Siarnicki on the meeting, what was accomplished, and where the initiative goes next.

  2. Firefighter Health and Safety : Firefighter Deemed Most Stressful Job of 2015

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    Thu, 8 Jan 2015

    Firefighter , enlisted military personnel, airline pilot, and police officer top CareerCast's 2015 list of the nation's most stressful jobs due to their physical danger, unpredictability and negative psychological effects.

  3. Firefighter Health and Safety : 9/11 Responders with Rare Cancer Denied Coverage

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    Thu, 11 Sep 2014

    A growing number of first responders who worked at Ground Zero in the rescue and recovery efforts are being diagnosed with oropharyngeal cancer, but some are being denied insurance coverage, according to a news report.

  4. Firefighter Health and Safety : Durbin, Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance Announce Grant for Firefighter Suicide Prevention Initiatives

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    Thu, 21 Aug 2014

    U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and the Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance, announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), part of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has awarded a $23,750 grant to the Palatine, Illinois non-profit. Today's funding will help support ...

  5. Firefighter Health and Safety : FE Talk: Smoke Toxicity

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    Mon, 8 Sep 2014

    In this Google Hangout, Fire Engineering Editor in Chief Bobby Halton discusses smoke toxicity with Rob Schnepp, Peter McBride, and Allen Rom of Fire-Dex.

  6. Firefighter Health and Safety : The Ultimate Challenge: Surviving the Firehouse Diet

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    Tue, 14 Jan 2014

    Revamping the firehouse diet can dramatically improve the health and wellness of your firefighters, P. Jordan Steel writes.

  7. Firefighter Health and Safety : Tallahassee (FL) Firefighters Aid Colleague Who Suffers Cardiac Arrest - Fire Engineering

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    Fri, 22 Nov 2013

    Tallahassee (FL) firefighters came to the aid of one of their colleagues who suffered cardiac arrest while performing physical fitness training last week.

  8. NFPA Launches Firefighter Health and Safety Video Contest

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    Wed, 28 Mar 2012

    their fire company operationally demonstrating firefighter health and safety . According to NFPA, there were 73 firefighter ..... which occurred during fireground operations. Firefighter health and safety are key principles of NFPA, and these educational