Being a wildland firefighter has always involved long hours, personal risk and weeks away from home. But this year has been something else.
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.
Nine total firefighters in town — eight paid and one volunteer — have been exposed to COVID-19, and five of the nine have tested positive since Oct. 12.
Grief counselors have been called in to assist Manchester fire personnel mourning the loss of a 20-year member of the city’s fire department.
Understanding the complex interplay of factors involved in firefighter cardiac deaths is the key to preventing them, writes Todd LeDuc.
Since 2004, the U.S. Department of the Treasury reportedly has withheld about $3.92M from the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) 9/11 health fund.
Picone also developed a relationship with the risk management division, proving invaluable for members filing behavioral health and cancer claims. A seamless process was developed that is now copied by departments all over southern California.
Wildfires churning out dense plumes of smoke as they scorch huge swaths of the U.S. West Coast have exposed millions of people to hazardous pollution levels.
Vector Solutions will donate $1 to the American Cancer Society and the First Responder Center for Excellence for completions of the respective courses for the rest of 2020.
A Los Angeles firefighter who vanished in Mexico in August may have been shot during a botched kidnapping and two people have been arrested