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Rapid Fire S1:E10 The Evolution of Turnout Gear Since 9/11

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Since the tragedy of 9/11, we have witnessed significant improvements in fire industry protocols, building regulations, NFPA standards, and the evolution of PPE. Listen in as Bob Keys and Jim Reidy discuss the advancements and changes in PPE they've witnessed in firefighter

Rapid Fire S1:E9 Why Alternative PPE Matters

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Listen in as Instructor Andy Starnes of Insight Training translates THL & TPP into firefighter speak, discusses why alternative PPE matters to your health, and reviews advancements in firefighting technologies.

Rapid Fire S1:E8 Pre-screen to Intervene: A Proactive Approach to Firefighter Health and Survival

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Understand how preventative measures and regular monitoring can help prevent and reduce occupational health concerns like cancer and cardiovascular disease with Todd LeDucChief Strategy Officer of LifeScan Wellness Centersand Rob Brown, Physicians Assistant and founder of

Rapid Fire S1:E7 Fire as a Weapon

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Explore the history of fire as a weapon and its uses within the fire service, law enforcement, and the latest technological devices. Listen as Chief Keys is joined by Assistant Fire Chief Homer Robertson of Fort Worth Texas Fire Department and Special Agent in Charge,

Rapid Fire S1:E6 Turning the Table on Bob Keys

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Get a behind the scenes look into Chief Keys’ robust career as Allen Rom takes the lead as host while the Chief shares his experiences becoming a firefighter, completing his first engine run, and moving up the ladder in FDNY.

Meet Rapid Fire Podcast's Host: Bob Keys

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Chief Keys completed a total of 31 years of service, beginning as a firefighter for a high volume station in the Bronx. As a Captain and Lieutenant, he served various municipalities including Midtown Manhattan, until settling into East New York Brooklyn, after being promoted

Retired FDNY Fire Chief Bob Keys on the Importance of R&D

Retired Fire Chief Bob Keys served the City of New York, FDNY for 31 years. He is considered to be an industry expert on the incorporation of new technology in the Fire Service. He was an important member of the rebuilding of the FDNY following 9/11 and has been awarded numerous medals for heroic,

20 Questions With Bob Keys

GET TO KNOW BOB KEYS

Retired Chief Bob Keys completed a total of 31 years of service, beginning as a firefighter for a high volume station, Engine 48, in the Bronx. As a Captain and Lieutenant, he served in many areas of NYC including Midtown Manhattan. Soon after earning a promotion to

Fire-Dex Announces Formal Consulting Agreement with Bob Keys

Fire-Dex, a leading manufacturer of firefighter protective apparel announces its formal consulting partnership agreement with Bob Keys, FDNY Batallion Chief (ret.) and Principal at Fire-research and Development of New York Consulting, LLC. Bob will be assisting METRO Department Sales Manager, Allen

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