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  1. Firefighter Health : Why Fight It? Implementing a Health and Fitness Program

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    Tue, 19 Aug 2014

    WFI program but improve it to make firefighters want to participate. This program is designed to not only improve your firefighters ' health so they can live full, healthy professional lives but also do so in retirement. Most importantly, WFI’s goal is to

  2. Take Part in National Firefighter Health Week, August 14-20

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    Wed, 13 Jul 2011

    National Firefighter Health Week 2011 is coming up on August ..... of this year’s National Firefighter Health Week is, “When it comes to ..... protect ourselves. National Firefighter Health Week is the perfect opportunity

  1. Firefighter Health and Fitness: Firefighter Cancer: What Are We Missing?

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    Thu, 27 Jun 2013

    that may cause cancer. I sat in the cathedral going over in my mind all the things we have done in the name of firefighter health and safety and came back to my original question: What are we missing? Is there anything more we can do? Are

  2. Firefighter Health , Safety, and Fitness: Does Your Fire Department Have a Health & Wellness Program?

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    Thu, 25 Oct 2012

    Turnouts: A Comprehensive Guide to Firefighter Health & Wellness -- where he combined ..... his years of experience developing firefighter health and wellness programs within the ..... of leading experts in the field of Firefighter Health and Wellness. As the strength and

  3. Prepare for National Firefighter Health Week in August

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    Mon, 18 Jul 2011

    National Firefighter Health Week 2011 will be held August ..... lifestyle. Use this National Firefighter Health Week Resource Center to find ..... Sunday, August 14 - National Firefighter Health Week Kick-off Monday, August

  4. National Firefighter Health Week is August 16-20

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    Wed, 4 Aug 2010

    s (NVFC) 2010 National Firefighter Health Week is August 16-20. Launched in 2007, National Firefighter Health Week is held each August to ..... action. Each day of National Firefighter Health Week is dedicated to a different

  5. National Firefighter Health Week: Head Strong

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    Tue, 17 Aug 2010

    It’s National Firefighter Health Week, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC ..... fitness. Find more resources and tools in the National Firefighter Health Week Resource Center at www.healthy-firefighter.org

  6. Firefighter Health : Stress, Cortisol Can Complicate Firefighting

    Online Articles

    Fri, 20 Feb 2015

    Dan DeGryse on how the stress hormone cortisol can affect firefighter health .

  7. Firefighter Safety: It Wasn't Always This Way: Remembering Chief Bennett

    Online Articles

    Thu, 26 Mar 2015

    This new position would place his firefightershealth and safety on equal footing with ..... organizations were now focused on firefighter health and safety. One of the issues that ..... Bennett was a pioneer in the field of firefighter health and safety for his firefighters

  8. Fire Service Issues: Fire Blog Roundup 2-27-15: Health, RITs, and Rookies

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    Fri, 27 Feb 2015

    bloggers offered their expert opinions on the whole of firefighters ' health issues, the importance of those who go the extra mile ..... vonAppen writes. The Undeniable Truth Until we address firefighter health and wellness issues on a national level, it’s unlikely