As a firefighter, you work within a dynamic environment, and you need gear that enables you to perform your job to the maximum ability. Selecting new turnout gear and composites for your department is a crucial decision to help improve your crew’s safety and performance.
About This Episode: Retired Chief Ron Siarnicki, who actively serves as the Executive Director of the National Fallen Fire Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) in Maryland, and Joe Minogue, retired FDNY Lieutenant and lead advocate for the NFFF on Long Island, join Chief Keys to discuss how
Medical emergencies require quick responses during all hours of the day. As a firefighter or emergency medical services (EMS) professional, staying alert to respond to every call can cause negative effects on your mind and body. Fatigue is a serious problem among public safety workers. It's now
About This Episode: Assistant Chief Adam House, who is in charge of training, health and safety for the Sacramento Metro Fire District in California, and Assistant Chief Bryan Norris, the Executive Officer of Emergency Services for the San Antonio Fire Department in Texas, join Chief Keys to
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Degrees of safety risk come with every occupation, and as a firefighter, chances of suffering an injury are high. An injury can happen during training, on the fire-ground or when responding to an emergency medical situation. Facing dangerous situations comes with the job while you’re protecting
Selecting the right turnout gear is one of the most important decisions your fire department can make. As a firefighter, you want to feel safe and secure each time you wear your gear. At the Marion City Fire Department, they understand that a high-level of outer protection is important when