ARTICLES ABOUT fire districts

August 13, 2021

Special Districts Share Mental Health Support

While adequate mental health support may be just getting started when it comes to comprehensive care for firefighters, creating an open and supportive environment for firefighters to discuss mental health concerns is an important step in improving fire service culture. Here are some of the programs fire districts use to support staff.

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July 10, 2018

TargetSolutions’ New Course Focuses on Firefighter Cancer Prevention

TargetSolutions’ all-new course, NFPA 1851: Cancer-Related Risks of Firefighting, raises awareness of leading causes of cancer in the fire service and instructs personnel on firefighter cancer prevention measures.

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July 10, 2018

Firefighting into the Future

Firefighters place themselves in harm’s way for their communities every day, and as technology continues to propel forward, new advancements proffer potentially life-changing benefits to the men and women in the fire service.

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January 1, 2015

A Safer Department Means a Safer Community: Copper Mountain Fire

One of the best ways to reduce injuries and deaths to firefighters reporting to incidents is to appoint a well-prepared, proactive Incident Safety Officer (ISO) to a fire department. The only thing better than having one certified ISO on site at all times is having your entire fire department certified.

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April 5, 2014

Hearts in the Right Place

If you’re a firefighter in Northern Colorado or in one of several mountain communities, chances are you know Tiffany Lipsey, assistant director of CSU’s Human Performance Clinical/Research Laboratory (HPCRL) in the College of Health and Human Sciences.

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