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Attn: Training Officers!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Caleb French Nov 18, 2008. 2 Replies

 

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Type of Organization
Fire/Rescue Department - Volunteer, EMS/Rescue Squad - Volunteer
Job Function
Training Officer, Lieutenant, Firefighter / Paramedic (or Other ALS), Administrative Staff / Team Member
Years in Fire/EMS:
4 1/2 years
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Bristol, RI
Years With Department/Agency
4 1/2
Dept. Web Site:
http://bfdladder1.com
Relationship Status:
In a Relationship

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ATTN: Training Officers

Posted on November 10, 2008 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

Do you feel as though your personnel can really handle physical stress? Even if they have passed state physical agility testings?



It may not have to be a four-hundred pound patient between the bed and dresser, or the patient you found in a cramped basement that must be carried carefully up a flight of stairs. There are 24 movable vertebrae in your spine. The discs, ligaments, and muscles involved in the movement of these vertebrae can be damaged, torn, twisted, herniated,… Continue

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At 7:56am on November 11, 2008, FETC said…
Derek,

Great post, being ready to respond is vitally important to the mission. TCSS
At 5:23pm on February 8, 2008, Jim aka Bick said…
HELLO AND WELCOME TO THE FFN . FEEL FREE TO ADD ME AS A FRIEND IF YOU WANT TO, ONE CAN NEVER HAVE TOO MANY FRIENDS IN THIS WORLD . HAVE A GREAT 08 AND STAY SAFE OUT THERE.
 
 
 

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