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NIOSH LODD Report: Minnesota Firefighter Suffers Heart Attack after Fitness Training

07/31/2017

Biventricular hypertrophy and coronary heart disease were undiagnosed.

Strains and Sprains

07/18/2017

Jordan Ponder looks at the increased likelihood firefighters have for injury and provides strategies to prevent those injuries. 

NIOSH LODD Report: Heart Attack Claims New York Firefighter

06/13/2017

Atherosclerotic coronary heart disease was listed as the immediate cause of death of the 40-year old volunteer.

NIOSH LODD Report: Michigan Captain Dies after Winterizing Fire Boat

06/08/2017

The Captain’s coronary heart disease (CHD) was undiagnosed prior to this incident.

O2X Human Performance

03/24/2017

The O2X Human Performance team shares how their Eat Sweat Thrive program helps build healthier and safer communities and is saving the lives of firefighters.

NIOSH LODD Report: Sudden Cardiac Death Claims Michigan Sergeant

03/23/2017

49-year old firefighter was found unresponsive in the bunkroom after being sick the night before.

My Story

03/17/2017

Donna Luce-MacDonald shares her journey back from cancer. 

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.

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.

Breathing On Borrowed Time

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

The Warriors...By the Thousands

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

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