"Michelle, you are right.....doc is key. We at TFD take readings for PPM CO and it is doc'd on report to prove we removed SCBA if below 10ppm.
Also, if your folks have not been introduced to the Firefigher Cancer Support Network, you can contact…"
I too have heard it.....
I am sure that is not what folks who are/have gone through what our brothers/sisters in Houston are thinking....prayers for all involved there.
Why can't we learn BEFORE? (That statement is not fair EVERY time, but…"
"There can be no doubt regarding the presumptive nature of the firefighter environment. For more info on this please visit the Fire Fighter Cancer Support Network at FCSN.com. We must stay united on this issue. It is believed by some that Ca will be…"
"We are made and broken at the company officer level in the fire service......although a personal responsibility for sure, it is without a doubt, the CO's responsibility to assure it...every time. Nothing is more important than our people...."
The Safety, Health and Survival (SHS) Section was established in 2005 to provide a specific component within the IAFC to concentrate on policies and issues relating to the health and safety of firefighters.
I first got into it because I loved medicine and at one time aspired to become an MD. I found Paramedicine to be a challenging way to make a difference. I became a FF 3 years after being a medic and absolutely love the fire side of the department.
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I would be honored to be of support. I will contact you by private message to provide address and phone. I have also developed a Emergency and Disaster Responders Support Network. It is available to every firefighter, law enforcement and secondary responder. There are many chaplains and disaster mental health responders already there. http://disasterresponders.ning.com
Good evening Ed, Hey wanted to say great job on the Fallen Firefighter event, my son and I had a great dinner and the golf tournament was a blast. Mr. Graham was an outragious speaker. Can't wait for next year.
Caught you on the list at "Polish Power" group.
Just wondering, I see you are a member of the FDSOA. I have seen their website and talked to them at Firehouse Fire Expo. Is the group worth joining? I have been promoted to Safety Officer and am looking for certification...eventually.