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Podcasts Related to “Health and Safety”

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Episode 27
March 21, 2024

Reproductive Rights in the Fire Department

Planning for pregnancy in a fire department should start long before you have a pregnant firefighter. Learn how the Pregnant Worker Fairness Act and Pump Act impact firefighter rights.

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Episode 24
Dec. 21, 2023

You Belong: Improving leadership and mental health in the fire house

Listen as Battalion Chief Dena Ali discusses how leadership sets the tone for mental health and resilience in the fire house.

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Episode 22
Oct. 19, 2023

Join the National Firefighter Registry

Learn about the NIOSH's National Firefighter Registry and how you can help your fellow firefighters.

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Bonus episode
July 20, 2023

Adapting to Extreme Heat to be #SummerReady

Special extreme heat episode of The USFA Podcast. Learn how fire departments are adapting to extreme heat to help their communities become #SummerReady

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Episode 16
April 20, 2023

Combating violence against first responders: a systems approach

On this episode of The USFA Podcast, the FIRST Center's Dr. Jennifer Taylor discusses use of the SAVER checklist and model policy to mitigate occupational violence against EMS responders.

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Episode 15
March 16, 2023

The effects of long COVID on the fire service

The strenuous physical activities performed by firefighters can worsen the symptoms of long COVID. Tune into The USFA Podcast to learn from Dr. Denise Smith about the effects of long COVID on the fire service.

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Episode 14
Feb. 16, 2023

Helping doctors understand unique firefighter health risk

On this episode of The USFA Podcast, we discuss the Provider's Guide to Firefighter Medical Evaluations with Dr. Sara Jahnke and Todd LeDuc.

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Episode 12
Dec. 15, 2022

Fire service behavioral health

On this episode, we talk with Dr. Sara Jahnke about fire service behavioral health.

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Episode 7
July 21, 2022

Supporting the fire service through research

In this episode, we talk with Bill Troup about how U.S. Fire Administration research programs are supporting firefighter health and safety and fire mitigation.

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Episode 6
June 16, 2022

COVID-19's continuing fire service challenges

In this episode, we talk with Dr. James Augustine about some of the COVID-19 challenges that the fire and EMS continue to deal with.