Cancer Presumption Law

The FirefighterCancer Presumption Law will enable firefighters to receive workers’ compensation benefits if they developcancer and can establish exposure to certain carcinogens at fire or hazmat incidents during their careers.

Taking Action Against Cancer in the Fire Service

A report by the Firefighter Cancer Support Network (FCSN) discussing cancer in fire service.

Health and Wellness Guide for the Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services

The U.S Fire Administration provides a thorough explanation and understanding of what is involved with developing, implementing, maintaining / updating, and evaluating a health and wellness program within this guide. It also addresses current concerns with health and wellness and the standards that pertain to them. The National Fire Service Wellness initiatives and how they are being implemented in different departments around the country are examined.

The Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Fire Fighters and EMS Responders

The International Association of Fire Chiefs have conducted a comprehensive study with the help of the U.S Fire Administration and the Oregon Health & Science University to bring light upon the issue of sleep deprivation among fire fighters and EMS personnel. The study not only covers the physiological effects of sleep and sleep deprivation but how the culture of emergency services and associated outside factors play a role in sleep deprivation compared to other industries. Legal concerns, recommendations, and education are provided to you for application within your department or organization.

Guide to Managing an Emergency Service Infectious Control Program

This extensive guide produced by the U.S Fire Administration goes into thorough detail of every aspect pertaining to infectious control programs. The guide delves into the history of such programs to what it takes to identify, create, and manage them. Special situations, logistical concerns and legal aspects are just a few of the numerous topics covered.

The Toxic Twins of Smoke Inhalation

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7 days ago

PFESI

Fire Chief Survey 2019 - 558 responses or 29.0 percent - need 20 more to hit 30% in which the experts feel will be an excellent response! Survey is located here: pfesi.org/2019/10/27/2019-fire-chief-survey/ ... See MoreSee Less

Fire Chief Survey 2019 - 558 responses or 29.0 percent - need 20 more to hit 30% in which the experts feel will be an excellent response!   Survey is located here: http://pfesi.org/2019/10/27/2019-fire-chief-survey/

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Can you publish the list of departments that responded?

Thanks Jerry, PFESI.... Not many responses or reports " Above I- 80" .. Don't wanna hear - they don't care above I 80, if your not speaking out or fill out a simple questionaire.

Rick Moser

John Bacha

Jonathan Fisher did you fill one out?

Stephen Jeffery you like these things??

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7 days ago

PFESI

📢 WE'RE HIRING!

Want to work in a dynamic environment helping to prepare today's emergency services responders for the diverse nature of response throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania?

Then the Assistant Fire Academy Training Services Administrator position at the State Fire Academy in Mifflin County may be for you.

Learn more and apply ➡️ bit.ly/2qPez0g.
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7 days ago

PFESI

PFESI is seeking a Fire & Emergency Services Chaplin to perform services at our Annual Dinner on Saturday November 23 at 6 PM. Please share and if interested please contact Jerry Ozog @ jozog@pfesi.org ... See MoreSee Less

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Jimmy C Fannin Jr

Roxanne Craft Wolgemuth Jimmy C Fannin Jr

Joshua Wells, your dad?

Rodney Wells Gus Al-Khal

Ryan Lucas?

Jim Crotty ?

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2 weeks ago

PFESI

PFESI is in Tioga County this evening presenting in cooperation with the PA State Association of Township Supervisions! Strategic Planning for Fire Service Operations in Townships! ... See MoreSee Less

PFESI is in Tioga County this evening presenting in cooperation with the PA State Association of Township Supervisions! Strategic Planning for Fire Service Operations in Townships!Image attachmentImage attachment

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Great class and refresher to refocus

Great... Communication, and education

Good Stuff!

I knew I should have asked what fire dept you ran with i ran with new Kingstown when I lived down there

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