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Fire Editor 360: PPE and Excuses


An interesting video find that will surely find its way into your social media feeds one way or another.

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

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


USFA and NVFC highlight issues related to health and safety

Transforming Your Health!

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

Firefighter Fatalities


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

Air Management

08/01/2016 After learning more about the philosophy and reasons behind air management, one department felt obligated to push for change.

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.

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.

Making an Impact

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

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.

Upstream and Downstream Threats

05/01/2016 Spring brings with it thawing and potential flooding. It is a dangerous time for some public safety dive teams that have experienced months of downtime with very little exposure to open water operations.

50 Dos and Don’ts, Part 5

04/01/2016 Firefighters’ “little black book”: A pocket guide to safety

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.

Green Energy Threats

03/01/2016 Ronald Spadafora seeks to explain battery storage technology to fire service members to improve safety and efficiency on the fireground.

The Toxic Twins

02/01/2016 Rob Schnepp explores the dangers that are found in fire smoke, namely carbon monoxide and cyanide.

Breathe Deep

02/01/2016 Nicola Davies looks at the importance of lung and heart health for firefighters and presents strategies for keeping them healthy.

50 Dos and Don’ts, Part 4

02/01/2016 Stan Tarnowski shares his fourth set of 10 dos and don’ts for his pocket guide in this five part series.

50 Dos and Don’ts, Part 3

01/01/2016 Stan Tarnowski shares his third set of 10 dos and don’ts for his pocket guide in this five part series.

Emergency Movement Training

01/01/2016 Improving transferrable skills, dynamic stability, and injury protectio

Hearing Loss Could Happen to You!

12/01/2015 Hearing protection is a topic that is often not talked about in the fire service, and there are numerous instances where a firefighter has lost part of his hearing and then stated that he thought it would never happen to him.


Volume 12, Issue 5

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