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The rehab resource page aims to educate firefighters about the importance of on-scene rehabilitation. Find news related to during- or post-fire scene rehab, plus tips and exclusive training articles to help you and your department implement a successful rehab program. This resource page also covers the threats posed by heat exhaustion, dehydration, and cyanide and carbon monoxide poisoning, as well as the latest products on the market that can assist fire departments in helping firefighters stay safer on the incident scene.

Fire departments and individual members can take several measures to make cold weather operations safer and more comfortable
Cambria County Box 11 is able to expand its service thanks to a recent donation
The fire in Dorchester involved the collapse of rear porches and extended into nearby buildings
Heavy equipment was needed to breach the concrete structure for ventilation
Several firefighters suffered heat-related injuries while fighting the Woodland fire
It’s important to consider both the physical and mental well-being of personnel when deciding whether to begin a rehab operation
“My biggest concern was never being able to be on the fire truck again,” said Colton Adams, a Centerville volunteer firefighter
Focus your discussions instead on when and where to mask up, how to deploy the hoseline, and what should occur in rehab
A successful rehab program provides adequate physical and mental support for firefighters at fireground operations
Download a one-page sheet outlining the 30-day challenge; each day is focused on a key tenet of health
Take a look at some of the important aspects of incident rehab – beginning even before the incident occurs
While rehab is typically thought of as for structure fires, Gordon Graham challenges responders to think about rehab during non-structure fire operations too
Touring the condo collapse site offers a glimpse into the monumental rescue and recovery efforts underway
Six steps to help organize your department’s rehab practices, training and implementation
As you ready yourself and your community for a heatwave, keep these tips in mind
While fires burn the same in all our backyards, sometimes they burn a little longer where staffing issues hinder response efforts
How to develop a comprehensive firefighter rehab program and build your response team
Firefighters need to be aware of the physical toll on their bodies during training exercises, as well as real-world emergency situations
Maintaining proper body temperature, even when fighting fires, is important for overall health and safety
Consider incorporating this diagnostic tool into firefighter physicals to support early diagnosis and intervention that can save lives
Establish a low threshold for intervention and treat burns as soon as possible to prevent further injury
Assess and improve the health of your team on a regular basis to combat the physical and mental demands of a career as a firefighter
A new fire/EMS-specific treatment facility caters to specific job-related trauma while making first responders feel at home
Researchers measured carcinogen exposure on turnout gear and firefighters’ skin to compare decon methods
The 41-foot medical ambulance bus provides on-scene rehab and mass casualty incident response
Rehab is difficult and doubly so when the temperatures soar or plunge; here’s a look at how to handle those challenging days
Firefighters should assume carcinogens are present during suppression and overhaul activities and take appropriate actions during and after the incident