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Dear FireRescue1 Member, 

In this month's Safety & Health eNews, Tim Kelly details the six components of a structure fire 360 information-gathering strategy, while Joe Bongiorno describes his work with local public safety agencies to develop a plan for school emergencies. Additionally, Aaron Zamzow demonstrates effective outdoor workouts for firefighters. 

Plus, ICYMI: Our latest special coverage series tackles “Dirty Helmet Syndrome,” a condition affecting too many firefighters still eager to glamorize dirty gear and dismiss safety messages.  

► Download the eBook and check out the related articles, podcast and videos that seek to answer the question, “Are you afflicted?” 

— The FireRescue1 team
 

FEATURED CONTENT
Your structure fire 360 questions, answered
By Tim Kelly 
Detailing the six components of this information-gathering strategy that increases situational awareness and reduces risk
The great outdoors: Safe and effective ways for firefighters to exercise outside
By Aaron Zamzow 
Exercising outside is a benefit of the summer months; watch as Aaron Zamzow outlines tips for successful outdoor workouts for firefighters
Case study: How Idaho fire, police agencies worked together to prioritize school safety
By Joe Bongiorno 
Working with schools to develop a plan for initial protective actions during emergencies, like active shooter events
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OTHER HIGHLIGHTS
Enhancing first responder resilience through mindfulness
By Crawford Coates  
It's important to find a focused habit that energizes you and returns you to yourself as whole and complete
Tactical withdrawal: When firefighters must evacuate dangerous scenes
By Jon Dorman  
It’s not always the big incidents that cause safety problems for fire service personnel
The contamination is coming from within the building
By Linda Willing 
How to protect firefighters from in-station hazards, like asbestos, mold and vermin
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