40 Burnout, Complex PTSD, and Resiliency
Emergency responders are exposed to human suffering, tragedy, and personal
danger as part of their daily work. They are also told that they should not have any
emotional response and are encouraged to detach as a way to stay healthy. But
does that really work?
By Karen Jackson
44 But, I’m Not Crazy
There is an increasing incidence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
among firefighters. But what is PTSD, what does it look like, and how
is the fire service addressing it?
By Karen Bradley
50 Look Up!
During the winter months, the fire service needs to look up before committing
to an interior or exterior operation. Here are some snow-loaded roof considerations.
By William Greenwood
54 Work-Life Balance in the Fire Service
When work and the rest of life come together in a way that results in the
worker feeling fulfilled, then work-life balance is achieved. But in one of the
most stressful careers, where work-life balance is even more important,
how can firefighters achieve that balance?
By Nicola Davies
Volume 35, Issue 9
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