Emergency responders are routinely exposed to human tragedy. The amount of mental and physical stress can negatively impact their overall health. With this in mind, Vector Solutions is pleased to make its all-new Mental Health Awareness for Emergency Responders training course, as well as its NFPA 1851 – Cancer-Related Risks of Firefighting, available at no charge through its TargetSolutions brand. In addition, Vector Solutions will be donating $1 to two great charities for every course completion through 2020.
A veteran firefighter has sued the City of Everett alleging he has been the target of racist remarks and actions that have gone unacknowledged and unpunished by fire department and city officials, including an incident where someone left a sticker depicting a gorilla in firefighter garb on his locker.