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  1. NVFC Establishes Volunteer Firefighter Health and Safety Priorities

    Online Articles

    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 : Just Washing Your Gear Is Not The Answer

    Online Articles

    Wed, 17 Jun 2015

    Properly wearing face masks and frequent exercise should be performed in conjunction with regular turnout gear cleaning to reduce the risk of contracting cancer, writes Robert Fling.

  1. Firefighter Health and Safety : Report Focuses on Firefighter Gear, Cancer

    Online Articles

    Wed, 15 Jul 2015

    Two years after the death of Miami Dade (CA) Fire Captain Rafeal Herraro, the local CBS station is revisiting the high occurence of cancer in area firefighters.

  2. Firefighter Health and Safety : Two Free Critical Incident Stress Management Programs Available

    Online Articles

    Wed, 1 Jul 2015

    The Firefighters Support Foundation’s (FSF) newest free training programs are now available. Building a Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) Team and Questions About CISM and CISD (Critical Incident Stress Debriefing) are 45-minute and 25-minute long video presentations, respectively.

  3. Firefighter Health and Safety : Firefighters Urge Congress to Pass Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act

    Online Articles

    Wed, 10 Jun 2015

    Professional firefighters from New York City are in Washington, D.C., to urge Congress to Reauthorize the Zadroga Act, which provides essential health care assistance and victim compensation to the thousands who have suffered illness as a result of their tireless efforts searching for survivors at

  4. Firefighter Health and Safety : London (Ontario) Firefighters Release PTSD Training Video

    Online Articles

    Tue, 9 Jun 2015

    he London (Ontario) Professional Fire Fighters Association, partnering with the London Fire Department and Fanshawe College,  has released "Beyond The Call," a training video that underscores the risks of PTSD.

  5. Firefighter Health and Safety : Report: FDNY Fitness Trainers Reassigned

    Online Articles

    Mon, 8 Jun 2015

    According to a news report, two veteran Fire Department of New York (FDNY) fitness trainers were reassigned from the fire academy due to recent controversies over physical fitness standards in the department.

  6. Firefighter Health and Safety : Peer Support Crucial to the Fire Service

    Online Articles

    Mon, 13 Jul 2015

    Peer support is a major component of the Rosecrance Florian Program, which launched in 2014 in Rockford, Illinois. Florian is an inpatient program that specializes in treating firefighters and paramedics for substance abuse, as well as job-related mental health issues such as depression, ...

  7. Firefighter Health and Safety : Humpday Hangout: Those Left Behind

    Online Articles

    Wed, 24 Jun 2015

    In today's Humpday Hangout, P.J. Norwood, Frank Ricci, and Jimmy Greene discuss the line-of-duty death fire that occurred on March 4, 2002, the lessons learned tactically, and the psychological impact of those firefighters left behind. 

  8. Firefighter Health and Safety : Firefighter Cardiac Arrest: Chain of Survival

    Online Articles

    Wed, 13 May 2015

    Robert Owens on how using the firefighter cardiac arrest chain of survival can provide a guide on how to treat the on-scene firefighter cardiac arrest.