Greenbelt, MD – The National Volunteer Fire Council will use newly awarded grant money to create a “culture of knowledge and safety” among emergency service personnel and address emerging safety and health issues, the organization recently announced.
Atlanta – Firefighters who battle wildfires from planes and helicopters need to adhere to strict safety guidelines, researchers urge in a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Emmitsburg, MD – The number of on-duty firefighter deaths and injuries has changed little over the past 40 years, prompted by a culture in which firefighters believe they are expected to sacrifice their own safety to save others, according to a new report from the U.S. Fire Administration and the International Association of Fire Chiefs.
To most people, YouTube might not seem like a hub for scientific research. But Vanderbilt University surgery instructor Steven A. Kahn realized that the website could serve an educational purpose – and perhaps even save some firefighters’ lives.