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Retired NY fire chief dies from cancer - 08/31/2015

Fire Chief Robert Forezzi Sr., 61, served every job on the Albany Fire Department in his 40 years, including chief from 2006 until he retired in 2013.

Group provides rehab for firefighters in Texas heat - 08/14/2015 When is a fire truck not a fire truck? - 08/13/2015 Fla. firefighters respond to high CO levels at Wal-Mart - 08/10/2015 Researchers test firefighters in extreme heat, cold - 08/06/2015 Report: Firefighter Ruhl died of CO, smoke inhalation - 08/05/2015 Denver firefighters trying to end firefighter suicide - 08/04/2015
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Can firefighting gear be decontaminated on scene?
With no standards to guide us, the best way to do gross decontamination on scene is anyone's guess.
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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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Fire Rehab Case Studies
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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Non-invasive Screening for CO and MET Group provides rehab for firefighters in Texas heat Firefighter develops rehab packets for on-scene nutrition Fla. firefighters respond to high CO levels at Wal-Mart Making Rehab a Requirement: NFPA 1584
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FireRehab Communications
6 keys to rehab plan; Research examines overhaul risk | July 30, 2015 Science looks at FF fitness; Mental toll of responding to loved one | May 21, 2015
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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
HeatSeeker Technology & Design Fire Introduces Rehabilitation Products 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
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