Aaron Zamzow is back this week for another Wellness Wednesdays and he’s talking about the correct way to use a percussion gun before and/or after your workout. Get rid of that DOMS!
The 988 crisis number is designed to make it easier to get the services currently offered through the 10-digit National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number — 1-800-273-8255 (1-800-273-TALK). That line will still be active. The launch of the new number has been two years in the making.
An 80-page report concluded that the management of the prescribed fire that escaped and became the largest wildfire in the recorded history of New Mexico, generally followed the approved prescribed fire plan for most but not all of the parameters. The people on the ground felt they were close to or within the prescription limits but …
Now is the time to take action, before reduced revenues and budget cuts tighten their grip on the balance sheet. Isn’t it strange that when the economy is in an upswing, fire service agencies seem to forget about those financial issues that plagued us during troubling times? What can be even more perplexing is that …
With 20 years in the Department, Deputy Chief Natalia Polunin rose through the ranks and was most notably the first woman to command FDNY’s specialized HazTac unit. Chief Polunin discusses her career, how she continually opts for new challenges and fosters growth in FDNY’s newest EMS members.
This episode is a conversation with James Boomhower of Stay Fit 4 Duty about the importance of taking days off. We also dive into a short conversation about how to give and receive constructive criticism on duty.
Eric Chase talks with Adam Culbertson, fire/EMS coordinator of Edgecombe (NC) Community College. Joining them are instructors Sara Lewis and Gabby Robinson, lieutenants with Edgecombe County EMS, NC. They talk about education, leadership, accountability, patience, love and more.
FDSOA Western Director Scott Yurczyk is here for today’s Wellness Wednesday and he’s talking about your role at live fire training. There are a number of resources you can reference and it’s a topic we’re going to have training on at our conference in January (for more information, visit www.fdsoa.org).
The increase in popularity of battery-operated mobility devices, like scooters, skateboards and bicycles has meant a dramatic increase in fires in New York City caused by lithium-ion batteries with sometimes fatal consequences. Lt. John Cassidy, Haz-mat Company 1, discusses the dangers of these batteries, tactics and procedures operational units can take at these incidents. Battalion …
EMS used to attract people with the promise of the adrenalin rush of life-threatening, death-racing heroes fighting a desperate battle for life. We stressed the speed the lights and sirens. We recruited (and attracted) people drawn to the bright lights of the big city, so to speak. The reality was much different.