Health-related quality of life of firefighters and police officers 8.5 years after the air disaster in Amsterdam.
Author: Slottje, PL; Twisk, JW; Smidt, N; Huizink, AC; Witteveen, AB; van Mechelen, W; Smid, T
NFFF Seal of Excellence Award for Rhode Island Association of Fire Chiefs
Date Published: 2007 Mar;16(2):239-5
Publisher: Qual Life Res.
Keywords: Initiative 2
When the Rhode Island legislators passed a bill exempting emergency vehicle drivers from wearing seatbelts, the Rhode Island Fire Chiefs Association (RIFCA) stood up for safety.
Landmark High-Rise Fire Study Evaluates Effectiveness of Crew Sizes, Elevator Use
When responding to fires in high-rise buildings, firefighting crews of five or six members-instead of three or four-are significantly faster in putting out fires and completing search-and-rescue operations, concludes a major new study* carried out by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in cooperation with five other organizations.
NFPA Issues Safety Alert On SCBA Facepiece Lenses
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) today issued a safety alert on Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) facepiece lenses.
NFFF and FDNY Partner on New Firefighter Video
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) in partnership with the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) today released a new video that emphasizes the importance of personal safety and accountability to help reduce line-of-duty deaths and injuries.