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Oshkosh Airport Products Group deploys twin Oshkosh Striker 8x8 ARF vehicles at Calgary International AirportOshkosh Airport Products Group deploys twin Oshkosh Striker 8x8 ARF vehicles at Calgary International Airport
The pair of Oshkosh Striker vehicles will support the airport’s new 14,000-foot (4.2 km) long runway Oshkosh Airport Products Group, a division of...
EMS Awards programme launched by CFSI and the MedicAlert FoundationEMS Awards programme launched by CFSI and the MedicAlert Foundation
EMS award programme launhed by CFSI and MedicAlert will boost the morale of the professionals from the industry The Excellence in Fire Service-Based EMS...
iPhone shift calendar application launched by IAFF and Pro-calendariPhone shift calendar application launched by IAFF and Pro-calendar
Shift Calendar Application from IAFF and Pro-Calendar which has made the work of firefighters quite easy and handy   The IAFF Pro-Calendar App is also...
Liberty Mutual Insurance provides holiday and winter safety tips at BeFireSmart.comLiberty Mutual Insurance provides holiday and winter safety tips at BeFireSmart.com
One-third of home fires occur during the winter and cooking is the number one cause of these tragedies Cooking is the major cause for one-third of home...
Carbon monoxide poisoning identified as the Carbon monoxide poisoning identified as the "silent killer"
Firefighters should be aware of the 'silent killer' CO gas which causes various lethal diseases Carbon monoxide poisoning is a danger at every...
NFPA announced members of Fire Service Technical PanelNFPA announced members of Fire Service Technical Panel
NFPA recruits Fire Service Technical Panel to support Electric Vehicle Safety Training Program NFPA announced that panel will support development of new...
Fire Service-Based EMS Electronic Tool Kit: Resources for Leaders is now availableFire Service-Based EMS Electronic Tool Kit: Resources for Leaders is now available
Fire Service-Based EMS Electronic Tool Kit: Resources for Leaders New Fire Service-Based tool kit is provided as a cooperative effort between the IAFC, the...
IAFF united in support of Joe Manchin Ad and its membersIAFF united in support of Joe Manchin Ad and its members
IAFF General President Harold Schaitberger has replied against the claims of state Republican Party The IAFF is the leading advocate in North America for the...
9/11 Health and Compensation Bill passes House9/11 Health and Compensation Bill passes House
9/11 Health and Compensation Act, was approved by a vote of 268-160 “World Trade Center responders know they are finally one step closer to receiving...
First responder crew sizes and paramedic crew patterns affect emergency medical response, says EMS StudyFirst responder crew sizes and paramedic crew patterns affect emergency medical response, says EMS Study
New EMS study shows lot of changes related to fire emergencyresponder crew size Study of EMS and public safety by IAFF and NIST shows that size and design...
USFA and IAFF released study on respiratory diseases in the fire serviceUSFA and IAFF released study on respiratory diseases in the fire service
USFA and IAFF both feel that diseaseawareness for firefightersis poor  The goal of this project was to research the long-term effects and post-exposure...
Best practices for emergency vehicle and roadway operation safety published by USFA and IAFFBest practices for emergency vehicle and roadway operation safety published by USFA and IAFF
The enhanced program is for emergency responders to make their job safer and easier USFA and the International Association of Fire Fighters developed best...
Firefighters receive collective bargaining rightsFirefighters receive collective bargaining rights
The new act will allow discussions between first responders and agencies that employ them Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act will ensure that...
Safety, Health and Survival Week 2010 for firefighters and EMS personnel starts soonSafety, Health and Survival Week 2010 for firefighters and EMS personnel starts soon
'Fit for duty' is the theme of safety week which would be held between June 20 and 26  Safety Week's Fit for Duty theme will cover a variety of topics...
Are you fit for duty? Find out at the Safety, Health and Survival Week 2010Are you fit for duty? Find out at the Safety, Health and Survival Week 2010
Safety, Health and Survival Week is in partnership with more than 20 national fire service organizations Safety Week’s Fit for Duty theme will cover...
LMI Conference to be held between 20 and 21 January, 2011LMI Conference to be held between 20 and 21 January, 2011
The Labor-Management Initiative Conference will be held between 20 and 21 January, 2011, Phoenix An education program is being planned for the 2011 LMI...
Next generation SCBA tested by IAFF and Prince George’s County Fire/EMSNext generation SCBA tested by IAFF and Prince George’s County Fire/EMS
The new SCBA is expected to improve the safety of fire fighters on the frontlines. Photo: Justin DiPierro The International Association of Fire Fighters...
MSA opted by IAFF and DHS to build next-generation breathing apparatus prototypeMSA opted by IAFF and DHS to build next-generation breathing apparatus prototype
IAFF has selected MSA to develop a prototype of a new SCBA New pressure-vessel technology of SCBA will increase fire fighters safety. The International...
Michigan fire fighter Paul Hufnagel elected District Vice President of the International Association of Fire FightersMichigan fire fighter Paul Hufnagel elected District Vice President of the International Association of Fire Fighters
Paul Hufnagel is the 8th District Vice President of the International Association of Fire Fighters Retired Lansing fire fighter and Michigan...
Indianapolis fire fighter Thomas H. Miller elected General Secretary-TreasurerIndianapolis fire fighter Thomas H. Miller elected General Secretary-Treasurer
Indianapolis fire fighter selected to become officer at International Association of Fire Fighters Long-time Indianapolis fire fighter Thomas H. Miller was...


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