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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 : 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.

  1. 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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Firefighter Health and Safety : NIOSH Study Released on Firefighter Cancer

    Online Articles

    Thu, 19 Feb 2015

    The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has released a report on a study of cancer in firefighters from San Francisco, Chicago, and Philadelphia between 1950 and 2009.

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

    Online Articles

    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.

  7. Firefighter Health and Safety : Report Examines Presumptive Cancer Laws for Firefighters

    Online Articles

    Tue, 3 Feb 2015

    Ohio and Kentucky are among the states that do not recognize the increased risk of cancer for firefighters, and a recent news report took a look at the issue.

  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.