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6 reasons fire officers hate being disciplinarians - 08/25/2016
Full Story... Fire officers hate talking about discipline, but there are steps they can take to make this job easier for everyone involved.
 
Moving firefighter mental health beyond conversation - 08/25/2016
Full Story... There are concrete steps fire officers can take to prevent, recognize and respond to firefighter mental health problems
 
10 secrets about firefighters revealed - 05/19/2016
Full Story... The best-kept secrets about firefighters are now revealed to help the public better understand who we are.
 
Fire service leadership lessons from Reno - 05/19/2016
Full Story... Four techniques to improve confidence were discussed at the International Association of Fire Chief's VCOS Symposium.
 
Infographic: 9 symptoms and solutions for overexertion in firefighters - 05/19/2016
Full Story... Overexertion is a major issue for firefighters – refer to this infographic to identify these serious warning signs.
 
What the mattress industry's explosive growth means to fire chiefs - 05/19/2016
Full Story... Mattresses are big business with stores popping up overnight. Here's a look at the risk they present firefighters.
 
Is alarm fatigue causing prehospital patient care errors? - 05/19/2016
Full Story... Health care accreditation and safety organizations have cited alarm fatigue as a top patient safety risk.
 
Firefighter grant scam alert - 05/19/2016
Full Story... With new grant awards comes a new twist by scammers. Here's how to not get duped.
 
How to better understand aerial trucks - 05/19/2016
Full Story... Fully understanding the aerial is critical for fireground operations and management.
 
Why do so many firefighters have a 'Type A' personality? - 05/12/2016
Full Story... You must be a certain type of person — driven, competitive, organized — to be drawn to a career in firefighting.
 
Buying firefighter SCBA for a CBRN world - 05/12/2016
Full Story... Breathing apparatus standards have grown to cover all hazards; here's a look at eight of those to aid your next purchase.
 
Firefighter cancer research: 5 reasons it moves so slow - 05/12/2016
Full Story... Funding and the unseen groundwork lead the barriers to faster research and results.
 
4 water-rescue paddling techniques - 05/12/2016
Full Story... Understanding the paddle and how to use it is critical if the motor cuts out.
 
How to treat structure fire victims - 05/05/2016
Full Story... You were asked to treat and transport a 16-year-old extricated from a house fire; did you make the right decisions?
 
Sleepless in the Sault - 05/05/2016
Full Story... Now playing at the Theater of the Absurd: A chief who forbids sleep; here's hoping it's a limited run.
 
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