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06/14/21

Early Detection is Key

After completing the medical history questionnaire and prior to hire...

05/25/21

Bylaws Update

As Bylaws Chair, there are several proposed changes to the...

05/24/21

May-Decontamination - Week 4 Apparatus/Equipment Decon

You will find apparatus and equipment decon is often missed...

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Early Detection is Key

Jun 14
2021

After completing the medical history questionnaire and prior to hire and/or being assigned firefighter training and emergency duties, structural firefighter candidates should complete a medical examination that complies with OSHA 1910.134, 120, 156 and/or NFPA 1582. These physicals are appropriate for all firefighter classifications – career, volunteer, whether full or part-time, or on-call.....

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Bylaws Update

May 25
2021

As Bylaws Chair, there are several proposed changes to the Bylaws that I wish to....

You will find apparatus and equipment decon is often missed as we have put an....

The fire service and emergency medical services have a longstanding relationship. As the needs of....

Personal Decontamination is something every firefighter should be doing after an incident. LSU has created....

May 16-22 is the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition’s 25th annual Home Fire Sprinkler Week, a....

Gross Decontamination on scene after a fire is paramount in starting the process of getting....

We as firefighters know that firefighting is dangerous, but the invisible dangers are much more....

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Strategic Plan Update

May 3
2021

As the 3rd Vice President of the South Carolina State Firefighters' Association, I currently serve....

Established in July 2016, the FEMA-funded Fire Fighter Cancer Cohort Study (FFCCS) research project provides....