Enjoy family and friends, and be thankful for all who are in your life. Have a happy and safe Thanksgiving, everybody!
No matter how you calculate it, it doesn't add up. A new illustration from Paul Combs.
Firefighters and first responders have unique occupational health risk that are elevated beyond other occupations and general population. This elevated risk underscores the need for enhanced, early health screenings as well as annual comprehensive annual medical exams.
As firefighters, our obligation is to be there when others need us and the more reliable, consistent, and dependable we are, the better we will become as individuals and leaders, writes David Lewis.
Can you mandate an inoculation or immunization for your firefighters? John K. Murphy examines the legal angles.
Actions matter. By setting the example of self care as a priority, you are telling the people you lead that taking care of ourselves is valued, writes Todd LeDuc.
Paul Combs getting into the Halloween spirit...a throwback firefighter cartoon from the Drawn by Fire archives.
Whenever citizens are in need, in whatever type of emergency, the fire department is there. Ron Kanterman on the perspective from the media and civilian side.
Dark humor is rampant in the firehouse, but it might not go over so well at home. Illustration by Paul Combs with commentary from Anne and Mike Gagliano.
If we focus on the "little things" when it comes to firefighter health, our overall outcomes tend to improve. Todd LeDuc examines the financial impact of early detection programs when it comes to first responder health.