More Firefighter Safety

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

Firefighter Fatalities

09/01/2016

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

Transforming Your Health!

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

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.

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.

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.

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 2

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

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.

Emergency Movement Training

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

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.

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.

Better Eating in the Firehouse

11/01/2015 Healthy eating is not what you may think it is. Jordan Ponder sits down with The Diet Doc, Dr. Joe, to see how firefighters can make healthy eating choices without sacrificing firehouse tradition.

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