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"Maxed Out" Part 1


Here's an outstanding report by WTHR-TV Channel 13 news in Indianapolis, IN that looks at firefighter job stress and heart attacks.

Everyone in public safety needs to watch this video!

Be careful out there.

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Tom,
What is the date that this news clipped appeared? Just curious.
Not that it really matters in terms of its importance to the fire service and those administrations that discount the stress of our job.
One more reason for us to do all that is possible to protect ourselves from the dangers of our job, staying in shape and not allowing ourselves to breath smoke.
Thanks for sharing. Kevin Jutras
The story appears to have been posted November 26, 2008.

See also:


Study Targets Firefighters' Heart Attack Risk


Scientists at work: Joel Stager and Jim Brown

Maxed Out: Firefighters throughout the city are facing new alarms, ... (I should have known this would have been on the Secret List -- not sure how I missed it)
Excellent news story! I plan to forward this to our city's Human Resources Director. Is the follow up story on the Health and Wellness program available? We are looking at starting that program in our department, and I think it would give us more information from a neutral third party.

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