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Survey: Firefighter PPE care is improving - 04/18/2014
Full Story... New survey results show that the fire service is doing a better job of cleaning and repairing its turnout gear than it did 10 years ago.
 
Inspect the attack line - 04/18/2014
Full Story... Here are some ways to check your hose line to identify water-flow problems before needing it in a real fire.
 
9 steps to safer initial hazmat response - 04/18/2014
Full Story... Following these steps will make awareness-level firefighters safe and effective when first on a hazmat scene.
 
Fire truck air filters 101 - 04/14/2014
Full Story... Consider these factors when choosing OEM, aftermarket disposable or reusable air filters.
 
Big rig rescue: Lesson 2 - 04/14/2014
Full Story... This lesson looks at the anatomy of the truck and trailer and how that relates to stabilization.
 
Can a name change rid the fire service of rivalry? - 04/14/2014
Full Story... Changing the name of volunteer firefighters would better reflect the fire service mission and reduce rivalry.
 
6 tips to get more from a tradeshow - 04/14/2014
Full Story... Large tradeshows can be daunting, but these organizational tips will give you a more productive experience.
 
How to ensure proper attack line flow - 04/14/2014
Full Story... Training often with the attack line is important. Here are some critical items to make sure your attack line has water flow needed to fight the fire.
 
How to refuel the firefighter machine - 04/14/2014
Full Story... Here are the negative effects of exercise and heat on the body during firefighting, and how to counter those effects.
 
The skinny: Specialized firefighting vehicles - 04/08/2014
Full Story... Some emergency scenarios require specialized vehicles to move patients or attack fire; here's a look at what's on the market and how to make the best choice.
 
Big-rig rescue: Lesson 1 - 04/08/2014
Full Story... This lesson breaks down the five steps of effective extrication involving large vehicles and focuses on shoring.
 
4 people you meet on the EMS scene - 04/08/2014
Full Story... It's amazing how those who can most impact your life always show up on scene; it's almost like heaven.
 
What to know before buying your next stair chair - 04/02/2014
Full Story... Having the right stair chair for the job will make moving the patient safer and save firefighters' backs.
 
How to don SCBA while seat belted - 04/02/2014
Full Story... Jason Hoevelmann discusses the life-saving importance of always wearing a seat belt while in a fire truck and demonstrates how to put it on and get into the SCBA.
 
1 easy step to get firefighters to follow safety rules - 04/02/2014
Full Story... Leading by example is the best way to ingrain health and safety practices in firefighters.
 
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