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Resistance Bands

02/16/2017

Jordan Ponder looks at firefighter functional movement training.

NIOSH LODD Report: Heart Attack Claims Wildland Supervisor after Training

02/13/2017

Investigators conclude that the exertion of the training precipitated the heart attack

NIOSH LODD Report: Cardiac Event Claims New York Firefighter

01/23/2017

Physical stress of responding to and participating in fire suppression activities at the structure fire triggered a heart attack after this 2015 fire.

Report: Critical Health and Safety Issues in the Volunteer Fire Service

Report: Critical Health and Safety Issues in the Volunteer Fire Service

12/14/2016

USFA and NVFC highlight issues related to health and safety

NIOSH LODD Report: D.C. Apartment Fire

NIOSH LODD Report: D.C. Apartment Fire

12/14/2016

Prior to the fire the lieutenant was not known to have coronary heart disease.

Fire Editor 360: Dodge Ball, Update

11/17/2016

Our thoughts on fun, fitness and being serious about your health and training

NIOSH LODD Report: Montana Safety Officer Sudden Death

11/14/2016

The death certificate, completed by the county deputy coroner, listed “multi-drug toxicity” as the cause of death.

Transforming Your Health!

09/01/2016 Jordan Ponder looks at ways to transform your health.

Firefighter Fatalities

09/01/2016

An examination of the latest information from the NFPA regarding on-duty firefighter fatalities.

Breathing On Borrowed Time

08/01/2016 Find out your VO2 max to ensure that you are able to perform when need is greatest.

Creating the Illinois Fire Fighter Peer Support Team

08/01/2016 Matt Olson shares his personal story and what led him to help in the creation of the ILFFPS

The Evil Twins

08/01/2016

Griff Mason examines the threat that the evil twins—HCN and CO—pose to firefighters.

Should You Stay Home?

07/01/2016 Nicola Davies looks at how people who go to work when they should be at home can have a negative impact in the workplace.

The Warriors...By the Thousands

07/01/2016 Nozzlehead looks at the continuing threat cancer poses to the fire service.

Making an Impact

06/01/2016 Erich Roden speaks to Commissioner Joe Finn about the numerous changes being made to the Boston Fire Department.

Disrupted Sleep and Safety on Scene

06/01/2016 Nicola Davies looks at the impact that shift work has on firefighter health and safety and provides strategies for overcoming those risks.

Turtle Treks by a Mindful Medic

06/01/2016 A 40-year first responder shares his story of his post-traumatic stress injury related to the job.

The Road to Resilience, Part 2

05/01/2016 Naomi Baum looks at the impact of potentially traumatizing events and strategies for dealing with the aftermath of critical incidents.

Managing Stress

05/01/2016 Nicola Davies provides a number of stress management techniques that firefighters can use to keep stress from overwhelming them.

The Road to Resilience, Part 1

04/01/2016 Naomi Baum looks at the fact that, along with the stories of courage and bravery, there is a darker side to firefighting that needs some light shed on it.

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