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NVFC Health Week 2010

The fourth annual National Firefighter Health Week, an NVFC initiative to raise awareness of the issues and problems that can affect all firefighters, got under way Monday. FireRescue1 is partnering with the NVFC to offer a range of articles and resources this week to help you and your department be healthy.

The next time you walk past a fast-food restaurant, look through the window and observe the consequences of adverse consumption
Volunteer firefighters should consider that service can have permanent life effects
Are we lazy, complacent, or maybe just stupid when it comes to wearing our personal protective equipment at all times?
Behavioral health issues are as much a threat to a firefighter’s overall safety as building construction, reduced staffing and response times
The secret to eating healthy on duty and on the go is planning