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Grant Helps Florida Fire Departments Fight Cancer

Fire departments can use the funds to purchase any equipment or cleaning supplies necessary to help reduce firefighters' exposure to cancer-causing agents.

North Carolina Firefighters See Progress on PTSD and Safety Bills

Dozens of uniformed firefighters spent Wednesday at the North Carolina General Assembly lobbying for bills to help them and other first responders.

Fire Smoke: The Hidden Dangers

June 4: Discussion includes the hidden dangers, overcoming complacency, smoke toxicity, air management, atmospheric monitoring, personal protective equipment care and maintenance, firefighter washing down and decon, and emerging options for improving health and training and policies.

Firefighter Deaths Cause Mass Cancer Screening in Syracuse Fire Department

Retired firefighter helps organize cancer screenings for Syracuse firefighters.

Improving Safety with Fire Data

Gardner and Black team up to focus on data-driven software that allows fire departments to better understand community risk reduction, public safety, and cancer prevention.

Bailouts and Firehouse Dust

Two different topics: a bailout at a 2018 fire in San Antonio, Texas, and recent research regarding chemicals found at fire stations.

Greensboro, NC Firefighter Recognized for Life-Saving Invention

Firefighter recognized with the city’s Innovator of the Year award.

Firefighter Cancer Initiative: Firefighter Cancer Epidemic

The cancer epidemic in the firefighter community.

PFAS and Firefighter PPE

A discussion about forever chemicals in firefighter PPE and IAFF Resolution 28.

Firefighter Health is Focus of New Columbus Firehouse

Station 16 has a number of features designed to improve and positively impact the health of firefighters and paramedics.


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