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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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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, ...
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.
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.