Food on the Stove is changing the culture of health in Washington, D.C. firehouses

Food on the Stove is a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit organization founded to promote healthy lifestyle management among firefighters. With programmes ranging from healthy cooking demonstrations to partnerships with local farms that supply food to firehouses, this firefighter-operated and focused organization…

Nano Flex Flash Hoods Protects Against Harmful Particulates

With a growing focus on firefighter health – Pac Fire Australia is pleased to announce the arrival of the Bristol Particulate Blocking Flash Hoods in Nomex® and PBI®. Recent studies into firefighter health and well-being suggest that the flash hood…

The Use of Misters for Firefighter Health in the Rehabilitation Area

Rehabilitation in the fire service is very important to maintain. Firefighters are always up against extreme conditions, which can affect their health. Rehabilitation on the fire ground can help prevent on-site injury or death. Protective measures need to be taken…

Firefighters, researchers and European institutions look for solutions to the growing issue of firefighter’s cancers

Cancer is the leading cause of line-of-duty deaths amongst firefighters, accounting for approximately 60% of all deaths. MEP Pavel Poc has been fighting for the recognition of cancer as an occupational health issue for firefighters. Together with the European Parliament’s…

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