Improving the Health & Safety of all Emergency Responders

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Safety Officer Development

Steve Prziborowski Safety Officer Development: Do we truly care about our personnel? Are our personnel our greatest asset? Do we want to do our best to reduce injuries and fatalities on the fireground? If the answer is yes to the above three questions, which I hope it...

YES…BULLYING IN THE FIREHOUSE IS A BIG DEAL! (PART 2)

Yes…Bullying in the Firehouse is a Big Deal! (Part 2) By I. David Daniels, MHRH, CFO, CSD, SHS Bullying that directed at a singular victim by a group is considered “mobbing”.   Targets of either bullying or mobbing are not necessarily weak.  In fact, they...

YES…BULLYING IN THE FIREHOUSE IS A BIG DEAL! (PART 1)

Editor’s Note: Safety Officers are most known for their roles and responsibilities for health and safety on the fire-ground, and not so much in the firehouse. In reality though, safety is everyone’s responsibility. As the spotlight grows brighter on...

Changing the Face of Firefighter HealthCare in San Antonio

March Editor’s Note: Just as we are continuing to learn more through research on the dynamics of fire behavior, we should also expand our knowledge on the dynamics of fitness. While cancer and mental health have emerged as major issues in responder health and...