I am very excited about the 6th Edition of Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) book and course materials from the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT), made available at the end of September.
All firefighters have turnout gear. It's the protective ensemble (a National Fire Protection Association term) used for responses to fire and other calls.
Code 3 has introduced a new emergency warning light called the 3-Up OPTIX NarrowStik, offering the same performance as other Code 3 products.
At the Fire Rescue International exhibition in Dallas, Scott Health & Safety introduced a new wireless communications system and voice amplifier for self contained breathing air (SCBA) facemasks that are compliant with 2007 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards.
Think of all the services provided by the modern fire service. Think of the fire chief's job responsibilities.
Well, it's actually the Umpteenth fire equipment show of the 2006 season.
When teaching spinal immobilization I'm often asked, "What's the best tool"? The short answer is the one you have and know how to use.
Get two siphons and then you can link three portable tanks together. You'll quickly wonder how you've gotten along without them all these years.
Is there a new tanker or tender in your future? Have you thought about putting a pump on it?
During the Firefighter Life Safety Summit in May 2004, sponsored by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, 16 initiatives were established to help reduce the number of firefighter deaths by 25 percent ...