Quick and Easy Anchor System
I am a bit partial on this particular piece of equipment as I played a big role in its development. Since I do get to test and evaluate new equipment and evaluate equipment already out there, it gives me the opportunity to use my expertise in making things better for us in the rescue field.
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Free Training from CTOS for First Responders
Radiological/Nuclear Training has trained more than 158,000 first responders over the past 15 years in the prevention of, and response to, radiological and nuclear weapons of mass destruction (WMD) incidents.
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Heavy Lifting with Airbags
Last issue we looked at how airbags work and the physics behind how they do the lifting that they do. Many do not understand how the lifting process works and how the true capability of airbags is calculated.
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Your Personal Roadmap to Promotion
“What do you think it takes to climb the career ladder?” This is a loaded question that does not have an easy or short answer. Many books, articles and lectures have been written on this subject and there is no magical incantation or sure-fire method that will get you where you want to be.
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Daily Incident Log – 04/24/2015 North Carolina and South Carolina Fire Incidents

NORTH CAROLINA INCIDENT LOG   Apartment fire displaces up to 35 Mount Airy residents     Thirty-five people were displaced tonight when a fire broke out in a Mount A... Read More...

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Not One Step Back!

Our Thirtieth Year — 1985-2015. Thank You! Going into our 30th year at Carolina Fire Rescue EMS Journal we have never been more proud of the people we represent and the fire products we present ... Read More...

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What are your 2015 promises?

Mary Pat Knight is a leadership coach and her idea is that, “Resolutions don’t work. Make promises instead.” Why a promise? A promise is personal. Read More...

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Photoionization Detectors: Kings of Concentration

In the realm of hazardous materials response, one of the primary pieces of information we need to know is the concentration of any harmful vapors or gases we are dealing with. One of the primary tool... Read More...

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Biological Attack: What Do You Know about Staphylococcal Enterotoxin B?

Prior to the Fall of 2001, very few individuals in the United States, outside of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) or the military, gave much thought to the possibility of a biological attack on ... Read More...

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Free Training from CTOS for First Responders

CTOS-Center for Radiological/Nuclear Training has trained more than 158,000 first responders over the past 15 years in the prevention of, and response to, radiological and nuclear weapons of mass des... Read More...

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Quick and Easy Anchor System

I hope everyone had a great Christmas and is looking forward to the coming of warmer weather. Personally I am not much of a cold weather person and I’m looking forward to the spring myself. It’s a go... Read More...

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Quick Step Anchor For Safe Roof Ventilation

I try to stay up with newer products and recently heard of the Quick Step Anchor. So I immediately did what most of us would do and googled it. I was intrigued and wanted to know more. Read More...

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Rock Quarry Rescues

Perhaps one of the most challenging fields in rescue involves the myriad of potential and very real rescues that can occur in rock quarries. By their very nature, quarries contain equipment and infra... Read More...

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Best Practices for Active Shooter Incidents

I think it’s safe to say that no one chooses law enforcement, EMS or fire fighting as a career path without having a desire to serve and help others. We collectively do a fantastic job the majority o... Read More...

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Ebola: What A First Responder Should Know

With the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Western Africa, it is important for EMS personnel to be familiar with characteristics of the disease, how to screen for it, how to protect themselves, and how to ca... Read More...

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A collection of Fire / EMS -related news from around the web!

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Carolina CAT is growing and adding team members! We are seeking an experienced Emergency VehicleTechnician/Mechanic to help serve our customers in the Charlotte, NC area! Must have 3+ years of proven experience in Emergency Vehicle work and EVT Level II certified or 6+ years of experience in Emergency Vehicle work and ASE T-4, ASE T-5, EVT F-1, F-3 .

If interested, please email Travis McIntosh (Carolina CAT Recruiter) at [email protected] or visit www.carolinacat.com/careers


Fire / EMS Job Postings

A collection of Fire / EMS job postings from around the web!

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Supv Security Officers - Security &Van Service, Evening ShiftMore

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Airport Firefighter with EMT Cert (Antarctica)More

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EMS Training CoordinatorMore

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Issue 29.3 | Winter 2015

Keeping First Responders Safe
Ideas to improve safety on the job, leadership, serving our community and keeping the desire to serve others...