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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 : Tampa Firefighters Deal with Rats, Mold at Fire Station

    Online Articles

    Tue, 19 May 2015

    Firefighters at Tampa (FL) Fire Station No 10 have complained of rat droppings falling from roof tiles and a smell of urine, according to a news report.

  1. 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.

  2. Firefighter Health and Safety : Florida Firefighter's Cancer Diagnosis Spurs Calls for Change

    Online Articles

    Tue, 12 May 2015

    An Orange County (FL) Fire Rescue firefighter's battle with pancreatic cancer is underscoring the state's lack of a presumptive cancer law, according to a new report.

  3. Firefighter Health and Safety : Stamford (CT) Firefighters Go Bald for Kids with Cancer

    Online Articles

    Thu, 26 Feb 2015

    More than a dozen Stamford (CT) Professional Fire Fighters will go bald in order to increase awareness and raise funds for children stricken with cancer at the annual St. Baldrick’s Head Shaving ceremony.

  4. Firefighter Health and Safety : Report: Firefighters' Hoods Seen as Cancer Risk

    Online Articles

    Mon, 9 Mar 2015

    A recent report examined the link between dirty hoods and cancer in firefighters.

  5. Firefighter Health and Safety : FDNY Marks 40th Anniversary of Telephone Company Fire

    Online Articles

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015

    Active and retired members of the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) gathered at Headquarters on February 27 to mark the 40th anniversary of the Telephone Company fire.

  6. Firefighter Health and Safety : NVFC, IAFC Encourage Departments to Create a Culture of Safety

    Online Articles

    Mon, 30 Mar 2015

    The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) have announced the theme for the 2015 International Fire/EMS Safety and Health Week: Creating a Culture of Safety.

  7. Firefighter Health and Safety : Miami (FL) Firefighter Dies of Brain Tumor Complications

    Online Articles

    Tue, 24 Mar 2015

    A city of Miami (FL) firefighter and paramedic has died from complications of a brain tumor, according to news reports

  8. Firefighter Health and Safety : Former New York Firefighter Sues Over Loud Sirens

    Online Articles

    Tue, 3 Mar 2015

    A former firefighter with the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) is suing several fire apparatus manufacturers claiming to have suffered hearing loss due to loud sirens, according to a news report.