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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 : 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 ...

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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

  6. Understanding the Physical Effects of Firefighting

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    Thu, 20 Feb 2014

    The course reviews current research in firefighter health and safety as it pertains to the cardiovascular (CV) stress associated with structural fire suppression operations. Types, magnitudes

  7. Homeland Security Under Secretary Calls On Fire Departments Nationwide To Make Health And Safety A Priority

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    Tue, 21 Jun 2005

    health and safety. Brown joined the heads of 20 organizations in the first-ever National Stand Down Day for Firefighter Health and Safety . As Under Secretary of EP&R, Brown oversees the U.S. Fire Administration. "Too many firefighters are

  8. NVFC Conducting Survey to Identify First Responder Health and Safety Risks

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    Mon, 22 Mar 2010

    To identify and address  firefighter health and safety  risks, the National Volunteer Fire Council is updating its 2004 Emerging Health and Safety Issues in the Fire Service study and is seeking input from first responders across the nation. The survey will be open until May 1, will take 10-15 ...