MAYDAY Ready, NIOSH Tips, RIT and Rehab

We stumbled onto an interesting article, while searching for something else. Our serendipitous find was a 2014 article in Fire Engineering entitled "Are You Ready as an Incident Commander when your Firefighters 'Press Their MAYDAY Button'?" by Joseph "Joe" Pronesti.

Don't miss the 13 points called "The Incident Commander’s rules of engagement for fire-fighter safety".

Last, but not least is:

13.Always have fire-fighter rehab services in place at all working fires. (Ensure all fire fighters who endured strenuous physical activities at a working fire are rehabilitated and medically evaluated for continued duty and before being released from the scene.)3.Always have fire-fighter rehab services in place at all working fires. (Ensure all fire fighters who endured strenuous physical activities at a working fire are rehabilitated and medically evaluated for continued duty and before being released from the scene.)

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