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FireRescue1 Exclusive Articles Archive

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FDIC 2015 Product Review - 04/23/2015
Full Story... Here's the newest and most interesting firefighter gear and technology from the annual conference.
 
4 tips to safely lift patients - 04/21/2015
Full Story... Lifting more than 51 pounds from the floor can lead to injuries; firefighters and medics must increase training for proper lifting techniques.
 
Firefighting history: How did we get professional? - 04/21/2015
Full Story... Our fire service history is seeped in myths, half-truths and legends; understanding how our service evolved means separating fact from fiction.
 
Firefighters can keep cool under verbal attack - 04/15/2015
Full Story... Remaining professional in the face of irrational, irate civilians is a skill that should be taught and reinforced; here's how to do it.
 
10 more things youíll feel when you walk out the firehouse for the last time - 04/15/2015
Full Story... "There is the feeling of relief that you donít have to deal with the thought that the next time the bell rings could be your last."
 
Man's best friend indeed - 04/15/2015
Full Story... Note: No dogs were harmed in the making of this column; the same cannot be said for firefighters and medics.
 
Firefighters and alcohol, what the data says - 04/15/2015
Full Story... Research on firefighters' relationship to alcohol and how that compares to the general public reveals some interesting and useful findings.
 
4 steps to help a mentally distressed firefighter - 04/15/2015
Full Story... A firefighter dealing with mental-health problems is not damaged beyond repair; bringing that firefighter back from the brink takes care and skill.
 
Rescue tactics: 2 steps to stabilize vehicles - 04/15/2015
Full Story... Follow these procedures for primary and secondary stabilization to properly secure a vehicle on its side with in your first five minutes on scene.
 
How fire-scene bystanders jeopardize operations - 04/15/2015
Full Story... One well-intentioned bystander can cause enough distraction to the safety and effectiveness of initial fire attack operations.
 
4 big-impact fire-service changes to expect - 04/15/2015
Full Story... The only thing certain about the future is that it hold change; here are four big changes I expect to see in the fire service's future.
 
Fire Chief Digital Edition: Street smarts vs. book smarts, handling hometown MCIs and more - 04/06/2015
Full Story... Fire Chief Digital Edition - Spring 2015 focuses on Firefighter Safety.
 
What a changing 911 means to fire departments - 04/01/2015
Full Story... Here's a look under the hood at Next Generation 911 and how one department has implemented it.
 
New research: How clean is firefighter gear? - 04/01/2015
Full Story... There's little empirical evidence on how clean firefighter turnout gear is after laundering or the best ways to clean it; that is all about to change.
 
What firefighter injury data means - 04/01/2015
Full Story... Taking a close look at firefighter injury numbers points to several ways rehab can reduce those injuries.
 
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