- Fire Service Behavioral Health Symposium
Fire Service Behavioral Health Symposium
- Behavioral Wellness Program – (4) First Responder Behavioral Wellness Treatment facilities
From San Diego Fire
San Diego City Partners With Cigna to Offer Trauma Treatment to First Responders
The city of San Diego’s Risk Management,Fire-Rescue and Police departments launched a collaboration with the health services organization Cigna Wednesday to offer behavioral health treatment to first responders and law enforcement officials.
The city and Cigna will offer behavioral wellness ...
- FIRST and FDSOA are Taking Safety Culture to the Street
FIRST and FDSOA are Taking Safety Culture to the Street
- Thinking About Truck Company Operations
Fire Apparatus – Digital
chief concerns | Richard Marinucci
Thinking About Truck Company Operations
So much of what is done as part of firefighting is learned and repeated behavior. Firefighters are trained a certain way to climb a ladder, wear personal protective equipment and self-contained breathing apparatus, advance hoses, force entry, and a whole host of other tasks ...
- The Firefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2018
The Firefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2018 requires the CDC to develop and maintain a voluntary registry of firefighters to improve the nationwide monitoring of cancer rates among firefighters and to make the resulting epidemiological information and analysis publicly available. In order to develop the Registry, CDC is soliciting public comments from any interested party ...
- FDSOA Scholarship winners attend Safety Forum
Three winners of the Fire Department Safety Officers Association’s (FDSOA) new Safety Forum Scholarship were introduced at the 2019 Safety Forum, January 20st, in Orlando, FL. The winners were Lindsay C. Judah, Orlando, FL; Jeanette Kehoe, Training and Safety Officer, Golden, CO, Fire Department; and Travis M. Williams, Safety Chief, Chattanooga, TN.
The 2019 Safety Forum ...
- We We Need an Incident Safety Officer More Today Than Ever Before
We Need an Incident Safety Officer More Today Than Ever Before
By Rich Marinucci
The role of safety officer has grown in importance in recent years as our information base relative to the health and safety risks today’s firefighters face has increased. The sources of these increased hazards include, among various others, changes in construction materials and ...
- IAFC Urging Immediate Action on Roadway Safety
IAFC Urging Immediate Action on Roadway Safety
The International Association of Fire Chiefs is urging all fire chiefs and officers to issue a safety and survival alert this week on roadway safety.
February 4, 2019
The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and the Emergency Responder Safety Institute are urging all fire chiefs ...
- WV Fire Chief: Opioid Epidemic Far from Over
WV Fire Chief: Opioid Epidemic Far from Over
Huntington Chief Jan Rader says first responders have redefined their jobs to do more than save a person’s life. They’re trying to help rebuild that life thanks to her Quick Response Team.
January 3, 2019-The Ironton Tribune, Ohio
Jan Rader continues to be a spokesperson ...
- ‘Clean’ practices gaining ground among fire crews
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‘Clean’ practices gaining ground among fire crews
Departments trying to change rugged culture to protect long-term health
By Karen Ann Cullotta Pioneer Press
When a massive, five-alarm fire engulfed an apartment complex in Prospect Heights in July, swallowing swaths of synthetic materials in its wake, fire Chief Drew Smith said he was determined ...