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    Your passion is our purpose. We’d be honored to help you keep your school safe along the journey of making a difference in the lives of others.

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    Emergency Services

    As many of our staff are fellow first responders, we live, respect and protect the emergency services community. We’ve suited up to help protect you from the risks you face during your mission to save lives.

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    Healthcare

    We care for the caregivers. Together, we can help keep your facility, patients and residents out of harm’s way.

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    Public Entity

    Feeling risky? You don’t have to. We’re here to help you protect your municipality, water district or other public entity from the risks it faces.

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    Religious

    We want to help empower your passion and inspire others. Find out how to keep your religious organization a safe and welcoming place for all.

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Welcome to the Passion Project!

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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Emergency Services

First responder safety: are we on the right path?
By Cory Hohs on May 16, 2019

Most people understand that firefighters face danger as a part of their jobs, but many aren’t aware of how much danger they face just from other drivers.

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Fire + EMS Burnout: Causes, Signs + Effects
By The Glatfelter Team on March 28, 2019

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...

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Emergency Responder Heart Health: What you need to know to protect yourself
By Lindsey Elias, Marketing on February 25, 2019

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...

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The State of Safety: Pediatric Patients + Ambulance Transportation

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...

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How to implement a wellness program in your fire department
By The Glatfelter Team on December 27, 2018

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...

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What is the New York State Volunteer Firefighter Enhanced Cancer Disability Law?
By The Glatfelter Team on November 26, 2018

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...

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Solar energy fire safety: what emergency responders need to know
By Chief Bill Jenaway, VFIS on November 26, 2018

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...

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How emergency service organizations can begin to prepare their facility for winter weather
By The Glatfelter Team on November 23, 2018

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...

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Your crew is at risk for skin cancer—Better protect yourselves with these simple steps
By Brittany Wolf, Marketing on October 18, 2018

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...

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Active shooter incidents: Best practices for first responders
By The Glatfelter Team on September 14, 2018

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.

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