You are literally only as strong as your core--specifically, your transverse abdominus and the other lumbar stabilizers it co-contracts with.
The unsecured cylinder began to spin, rotate and bounce off the engine bay floor until it became an airborne projectile.
Resources and recommendations that address long-term and emerging health and safety issues faced by female firefighters and EMS responders.
Female firefighters are at a high-risk of developing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder and experiencing suicidal thoughts, compared to male firefighters, according to a new study published in Occupational Medicine Journal.
FDNY firefighter died during an April 2017 fire when he was ejected from the platform.
The vehicle was traveling in adverse road and driving conditions due to a wintery mix of rain, snow, and ice.
It is important for firefighters to recognize that they need to take control of their mental health just as they would their physical health.
A therapist needs to understand this lifestyle and respect what it means to the client. Ride-alongs are a good start to understanding the tasks of a first responder’s job.
On March 13, 2004, a 55-year-old male career Battalion Chief and a 51-year-old male career master fire fighter were fatally injured during a structural collapse at a church fire.
Two firefighters were killed and a third injured when struck by a vehicle.