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Addicted to Awake: Sleep Deprivation in the Fire Service

Addicted to Awake: Sleep Deprivation in the Fire Service

Firefighter health should not be “collateral damage” from a career on the job. The inadvertent destruction from being addicted to awake is one of the greatest threats that firefighters face today. Recently, a chief told me he didn’t know if his members...
September 2018 General Membership Meeting Report

September 2018 General Membership Meeting Report

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the FBA, I would like to thank those of our membership that took the time to attend the recent semi-annual meeting of the membership. Your participation in YOUR organization is crucial to its success. During this meeting many...
2018 GENERAL MEETING OF THE MEMBERSHIP

2018 GENERAL MEETING OF THE MEMBERSHIP

2018 GENERAL MEETING OF THE MEMBERSHIP ***NOTICE TO ALL MEMBERS*** The meeting for the general membership of the FBA will be held on September 24th & 25th in conjunction with Local 754’s monthly union meeting at the Tampa Firefighters Museum. Monday September...
PTSD

PTSD

Saving Those Who Save Others Firefighters are a unique breed as they not only have to deal with the same issues as society in general, but also the fact that they are exposed to events that involve trauma, death and loss on a regular basis throughout their career....
Free First Responders & PTSD Training Event

Free First Responders & PTSD Training Event

First Responders & PTSD “Saving Those Who Save Others” An in-depth FF/EMT suicide prevention/awareness course designed to educate attendees on warning signs/symptoms, communications, emotional and physical behaviors. We’ve had some great successes recently in the...