Eric Chase talks with Daniel Sundahl in a wide-ranging conversation, which includes post-traumatic growth.
Health & Safety
Megan Lautz, a registered dietitian and an experienced strength coach, holds a master’s degree in sports nutrition. Her extensive experience and profound understanding of the unique challenges faced by first responders make her a standout in the field of health and wellness.
The holidays always seem to be here before we know it. Getting everything done in time is an ever-present challenge this time of year only seems to exacerbate. My advice: Cut yourself some slack. Holidays come every year; there’s no need to put unreasonable expectations upon yourself.
Canadian firefighter Ian Thomas walks us through the morning health rituals he uses as an older firefighter to stay in top shape
Fire chiefs recently participated in the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) Urban Fire Forum (UFF) and endorsed five important documents that address current and emerging issues having an impact on the future of fire and emergency services worldwide. The documents take account of a wide-range of topics including the well-being and mental health of firefighters, …
U.S. Fire Administrator, Dr Lori Moore Merrell and the USFA will host the “2nd Annual U.S. Fire Administrator’s Summit on Fire Prevention and Control” on Tuesday, October 10, 2023. Please consider attending in person, or at a minimum, joining virtually.
Breaking down the 6 months of probationary field training, Lt. Kevin Pfluger of the Live Oak Fire Department talks about how they take a new firefighter and make them into a Live Oak Firefighter. Kevin even offers up their probationary book to share for those who need a jumping point that are in a similar …
This document provides arrival and on-scene procedures for fire department units responding to a structure fire.
Underwriters Laboratories’ (UL’s) Fire Safety Research Institute (FSRI) has created a free online training module, Science of Fire and Explosion Hazards from Lithium-Ion Batteries, to help firefighters better understand the physical phenomena that determine how hazards develop during lithium-ion battery incidents.
Brittany Hollerbach will be presenting on what researchers are exploring and what they already know about reproductive health in the fire service for both men and women at this year’s Health and Safety Conference in January