Heat Exhaustion
Heat Exhaustion

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IAFC: Fighting Heat Stress Sudden Cardiac Events in the Fire Service: Understanding the Cause and Mitigating the Risk (PDF) U.S. EPA Excessive Heat Events Guidebook (PDF) U.S. EPA Excessive Heat Events Guidebook In Brief (PDF) FEMA Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives
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Online Training Resources
FETN Training Video: "Carbon Monoxide: The Odorless Killer"
(Windows Media Player required)'s Rehabilitation Training Slideshow (PPT)
Scorching heat, wildfires bake US West over holiday weekend Firefighters extinguish fire on roof of SpaceX building Energy drinks may be to blame for firefighter's heat stroke Fire-Dex unveils a new clothing system approach to advance firefighter safety 4 firefighters injured in historic NYC district fire 4 NY firefighters injured after brush fire Off-duty Tenn. firefighter, military medic to be honored for saving infant 17 NY firefighters injured in 6-alarm blaze 15 NJ firefighters suffer heat exhaustion after massive fire NY fire department buys cooling tent for first responders Off-duty firefighters find woman stranded in woods for days 2 Ill. firefighters hospitalized after battling blaze Mass. firefighters help citizens fight summer heat wave 3 DC firefighters injured while battling fire 2 Mass. firefighters injured after battling blaze 5 SD firefighters injured in blaze Firefighter suffers heat exhaustion in Tenn. house blaze 2 firefighters hurt at 3-alarm NH blaze Va. firefighter hurt battling mulch fire 6 NY firefighters hurt battling church fire Fabric of the Fire Service Winner — Family: By Olivia Drake Would you rather fight a fire in the cold or the heat? How Cy-Fair VFD's new gear reduced firefighter heat stress and recovery time How TECGEN PPE's high-tech, lightweight gear is keeping the heat off firefighters 5 most groundbreaking firefighter technologies House fire kills 9 dogs, injures 2 firefighters 4 tips for keeping firefighters cool 3 heat-related threats to firefighters and how to fix them Gore issues product safety warning Firefighter fatalities: What the numbers mean N.J. boardwalk blaze destroys almost all businesses 2 Ill. firefighters collapse while fighting house fire 3 Ga. firefighters injured in house fire Firefighter suffers heat exhaustion after battling apartment fire 3 firefighters injured battling blaze in 100-degree heat 2 Pa. firefighters hurt during live-burn training 5 firefighters hurt battling Calif. wildland fire 2 Mass. firefighters injured after rescuing mom, kids from third-floor apartment Texas firefighter hospitalized battling wildfire Injured NJ firefighters released from hospital after battling 4-alarm blaze 50 NJ firefighters injured at raging blaze 1 Mass. firefighter injured after battling flames in extreme heat 5 must-know cardiac warning signs 3 firefighters hospitalized battling 3-alarm fire Firefighters hurt during Calif. house fire 2 Calif. firefighters hurt battling 2-alarm blaze 3 Ind. firefighters injured battling house fire 2 firefighters injured in Mich. house fire Residents, firefighters injured in apartment fire Firefighters carry iced IVs to help fight the heat Man killed, woman and firefighter injured explosive house fire 2 NJ firefighters injured during home blaze Ind. firefighter hospitalized after battling apartment fire 3 firefighters hurt at arson fire 2 firefighters injured at duplex blaze 5 interesting products from 2012 and 5 I hope to see in 2013 Newtown school shooting: First responders must be prepared for the rollercoaster of emotions Wisc. fire chief dies of apparent heart attack Robo-suit: Radiation protection, superhuman strength 2 Wis. firefighters hurt when town's oldest building burned Hoods: Thermal protection for your brain Tech rescue team works 3 hours to free trench victim Firefighter's invention helps keep high schoolers cool Importance of prehydration for firefighters stressed 3 more deaths linked to heat, total at 22 Chicago firefighter overcome by heat at house fire Crews find ways to beat the heat while firefighting Several Tenn. firefighters treated for heat-related illness Video: Houston firefighters battle warehouse fire Firefighters rescue nearly 30 from Chicago apartment fire 1 firefighter injured in 5-alarm pallet storage yard fire Tortoises' heating pad sets garage ablaze in Calif. 3 firefighters suffer heat injuries at Texas fire 2 firefighters overcome by heat at Pa. vacant house fire 2 firefighters injured in Philly school fire 3 Chicago firefighters hurt in fire 3 firefighters hurt in NH blaze Rehab keeps firefighters cool at Maine mobile home fire 7 firefighters sent to hospital in Conn. 3-alarm fire On the horizon: Is an 'active thermal liner' in your PPE future? SCBA 'flat pack' prototype expected in September Pa. firefighters suffer heat exhaustion Slim air pack cools firefighters, aims to replace SCBA Okla. firefighter treated after battling fire at cop's house Firefighter hospitalized for heat exhaustion in Texas wildfire 2 rescued from NJ fire, 2 firefighters hurt Kan. firefighter dies after fighting house fire Pa. firefighters rescue victims from burning high-rise roof, balconies Cooling vest inspired by racing technology showcased at FDIC Fireground Medical Screening Exam - Epilogue II Sporting Chance Fla. firefighters hospitalized for heat exhaustion Firefighter taken to hospital after Chicago apartment fire Pa. firefighter hospitalized with heat exhaustion Hydration sensor simplifies firefighter testing Rehab chair gets to the core of heat stress Firefighters battle flames, exhaustion in Fla. Two Calif. firefighters treated for heat exhaustion at blaze Study: How to improve wildland firefighter health, welfare and performance Okla. Chaplain: Retired firefighters illustrate importance of being in group Pa. firefighters suffer heat exhaustion CorTemp heats up Wis. responders respond en masse to track meet Firefighter hospitalized with heat-related illness Calif. firefighter hospitalized for heat exhaustion Pa. firefighters suffer heat exhaustion To Mist or Not to Mist: That is the Question Controlled burns help crews in Colorado Firefighter Rehabilitation: More Harm than Good? Factoring in Environmental Conditions for Rehab Harvard study finds firefighters face heart risks in blazes Emergency Incident Rehab for firefighters to refuel, recharge What About Mental and Emotional Rehab? Part 1 N.Y. fire injures 5 firefighters, leaves 24 homeless Two firefighters hurt in N.Y. house fire Mass. chief hurt, 2 firefighters treated for exhaustion Brush fire hospitalizes Calif. firefighter, forces evacuation Four N.Y. firefighters receive minor injuries in blaze at apartment complex Firefighters feeling the heat in Connecticut Mass. firefighter suffers heat exhaustion at house fire 10 N.Y. firefighters suffer heat exhaustion at four-alarm blaze Weather-related illnesses and deaths are preventable The dangers of heat stroke Blazing heat fells dozens of N.Y.C. firefighters with heat exhaustion Calif. firefighters now also battle fatigue High temps put Minn. firefighters at risk Six firefighters head to hospital after fire in Ohio N.C. firefighter suffers heat exhaustion at poultry barn fire Heat exhaustion fells Ga. firefighter 8 Ala. firefighters battle heat exhaustion North Georgia firefighter passes out while battling house fire Brush fire sickens 2 Riverside County, Calif., firefighters Calif. fire volunteers roll with mobile canteen South Wales firefighter 'left in fear for life'

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