In addition to the personal consequences, the health and safety choices you make affect your entire department as well as the community you serve. If you are unable to perform your duties due to injury or health concerns, your team suffers.
As first responders, we need to take care of ourselves so the public and our crew can count on us to be ready and able to respond when called.
Heart attacks cause over 50 percent of on duty firefighter deaths each year.
Cancer is quickly becoming one of the most dangerous threats to firefighters.