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How well do you know the key components of a firefighter rehab program?

A successful rehab program provides adequate physical and mental support for firefighters at fireground operations


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Firefighter safety is paramount at any incident scene, which is why it’s important for fire departments to have a robust rehab program aimed at restoring firefighters – physically and mentally – both during and after a call.

An article from Scott Kerwood, “Beyond ‘high quality H20’: Rehab gets your tactical athletes back in the game,” equates the energy expelled by firefighters working a scene to professional athletes and stresses the benefits of rehab operations.

So, how much do you know about firefighter rehab programs? Read Kerwood’s article and take the quiz below to test your knowledge. Be sure to share your results in the comments and see how you stack up against others.