Burnout is a psychological response to chronic work stress. Given the stressful and traumatic situations that firefighters and EMTs often face, it's not surprising that burnout is common in...Continue Reading
We see you. Out there, every day, pursuing your dreams and making strides in your industry. The Passion Project Blog is designed to celebrate people just like you—and to create an encouraging, inspiring place for you to find everything you need to pursue your professional passions more successfully and safely. We hope you’ll get lost in our stories, find value in our tips and put our strategies to good use. We’ve broken things down by industry so you can focus on what matters most to you.
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If you’re in a position where you regularly put both your mind and body on the line—how can you best protect yourself? There are a few important things that you can incorporate into your...Continue Reading
Over 1 million pediatric patients are transported by ambulances nationwide each year. Even though we are now well-aware of the risks associated with pediatric passengers, many states lack...Continue Reading
Fire chiefs can help promote the mental and physical health of their volunteer firefighters by implementing a wellness program. Taking a comprehensive approach, making a team-wide...Continue Reading
What is the New York State Volunteer Firefighter Enhanced Cancer Disability Law? Will it require your facility to provide cancer insurance coverage for members? We've broken down the...Continue Reading
Solar panels help homes and businesses save energy and money, and are becoming increasingly used; but they pose unique risks and hazards to emergency responders. Stay aware of these...Continue Reading
Need winter maintenance tips? It's important for fire departments and ambulance centers to prepare their buildings for winter weather to help protect their equipment and members. There are...Continue Reading
Studies show that skin cancer has been deemed an "occupational disease" for firefighters. Make sure your crew is aware of how to properly protect their skin from the dangers resulting from...Continue Reading
Active shooter situations can happen unexpectedly and end before your crew arrives. Train your community on the best ways to keep themselves safe until you can help them.Continue Reading
Use these critical tips to help prepare and protect yourself and your home from hurricanes, floods and tropical storms. Hurricane season can cause downpours, strong winds, flash flooding...Continue Reading