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Why sugar is killing firefighters - 03/27/2014

Given that sugar elevates the risk of cancer and heart attack, no fire department should be sugary food and drinks.

How to refuel the firefighter machine - 03/27/2014 Firefighter's new battle: proving cancer is job-related - 03/26/2014 Philly station closed months after firefighter sickened by fumes - 03/17/2014 LODD: Mich. fire chief dies from heart attack - 03/10/2014 Community rallies for firefighter that needs heart transplant - 03/06/2014 Why firefighters need to train for cyanide poisoning - 02/19/2014
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Why firefighters need to train for cyanide poisoning
Whether cyanide is the 'flavor of the month' or not, it is still a deadly toxin that's prevalent on firegrounds.
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Clinical Studies
Longitudinal decline in measured firefighter single-breath diffusing capacity of carbon monoxide values - 09/21/2006
The role of exertion as a determinant of carboxyhemoglobin accumulation in firefighters - 09/21/2006
Human factors in firefighting: ergonomic-, cardiopulmonary-, and psychogenic stress-related issues - 09/21/2006
Environmental study of firefighters - 09/21/2006
Characterization of firefighter exposures during fire overhaul - 09/21/2006
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Detecting Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: The Reluctant Patient

Meridian Fire Department

If we successfully implemented a CO protocol and could prove its effectiveness, the opportunity to share our findings with other departments would be very rewarding. Little did we know it would impress us so quickly.
Detecting Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: The Reluctant Patient
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How to refuel the firefighter machine Why sugar is killing firefighters Non-invasive Screening for CO and MET Making Rehab a Requirement: NFPA 1584 Firefighters carry iced IVs to help fight the heat
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FireRehab Communications
How to fuel firefighters; Sugar is killing FFs | March 27, 2014 How to prepare for the 'big one'; Rehab to ward off cancer | Sept. 26, 2013
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USFA Emergency Incident Rehabilitation Manual IAFC: Fighting Heat Stress U.S. EPA Excessive Heat Events Guidebook (PDF) Agency for Toxic Substances Cyanide FAQ Assistance to Firefighters Grant AFG: DHS/FEMA Fire Act Grant
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Press Releases
FDNY Makes Largest First Responder Purchase of Masimo Rad-57 Pulse CO-Oximeters to Improve Survival of Firefighters and Victims of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning 343 Technologies and Hothead Technologies Announce Wireless Temperature Sensor for Firefighter Rehab Masimo and Physio-Control Release New Grants Supplement for Fire and EMS Departments
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