National Firefighter Cancer Presumption Update

March has been an extremely successful month regarding Firefighter Cancer Presumption Bills across the country.  Idaho and Georgia placed their presumption bills on their Governor’s desk.  Kentucky also placed a Firefighter Cancer death benefit bill on their Governors desk.  These three bills combined had an overwhelming 427 votes in favor versus 23 opposed (98%).  All three Governors are expecting to …

Second Set of Fire Gear

Jim Burneka of Firefighter Cancer Consultants discuss why having a second set of fire gear is not a luxury….it’s a necessity!  Links to the studies are located in the blog. Fast Test Powerpoint: UC Study by Dr. Stuart Baxter: UC Powerpoint by Dr. Stuart Baxter:

Firefighter Wellness Exams

This video describes the importance of annual wellness exams for firefighters.  The latest version of the WFI Firefighter Physical is attached below the video.  For more information please check out Fire Fighter Medical Physical  <-Attachment

Firefighter Cancer Presumption Testimony

Earlier today I had the honor of representing The OAPFF regarding the Ohio Firefighter Cancer Presumption Bill, aka Senate Bill 27 during a Senate Insurance Committee hearing.  My testimony centered around how far the fire service has come regarding firefighter cancer.  I spoke about how when I first starting preaching about our increased risk of being diagnosed with cancer nobody …