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SEEKING BALANCE BY TIM SENDELBACH

Original post at: http://www.firehouse.com/article/12232061/as-firehouse-sees-it-seeking-balance Ask any firefighter how much live-fire training they’d like to have and the response will undoubtedly be expressed in one word—“MORE.” As firefighters, there’s one thing we know … [Read more...]

Arjita Rai, Genevieve Adair, Fire Commissioner Adam Thiel, Dr. Jennifer Taylor, Shannon Widman, Dr. Loni Tabb, T.J. Risoli, Andrea Davis, Anup Abraham, Leon Villavicencio, & Lauren Shepler

Research by the FIRST Project Characterizes Situational Pressures that Influence Firefighters’ Decision Making about Personal Protective Equipment

Why don’t people do things they know they should? Whether it be eating fruits and vegetables, wearing a seat belt, or practicing safe procedures during risky operations, people show they know how to stay healthy and safe, but still make the opposite choice. In an American Journal … [Read more...]

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VEIS TRAINING VIDEO AND POWERPOINT

The Firefighters Support Foundation's (FSF) newest training program is now available. This training program, featuring a video and a PowerPoint presentation, deals with vent-enter-isolate-search (VEIS) operations at structure fires. "This VEIS program address the basics of … [Read more...]