Please see the attached and below for the upcoming “WHAT’S KILLING US” Firefighter Health & Safety Seminar. Please consider joining us.
MONDAY MARCH 7, 2022 0800-1630 Hours
MARRIOTT CINCINNATI NORTH 9664 Mason-Montgomery Road (at I-71)
Deerfield Township, Mason, Ohio (Greater Cincinnati Area)
Entire Day With Lunch & Breaks $99.00
==Dr. Sara Jahnke.
A Firefighters Health: Both Mental & Physical.
Dr Jahnke will help attendees understand the professional firefighters critical balance between mental and physical health. Her no nonsense “street smart” focus makes it easy and clear on what we can do, to do what we love doing… for many years to come.
==Chief Pat Kenny.
Taking The Cape Off.
A veteran fire chief, Pat will share a very, very personal story.
Taking The Cape Off is for anyone struggling with mental and behavioral health personally or professionally-and for those who work with (and supervise) those who may be struggling. Pat provides strategies, resources, and most of all hope for each of us-and those we work alongside.
==Chief Tim Sendlebach.
Sleep? I Don’t Need Any Stink’n Sleep!
As a veteran Firefighter and Chief who runs marathons, Iron-Man competitions and seems to always be “on”—to meet Tim you would think HE never sleeps! But nothing could be further from the truth. Tim will take us through a journey to help us truly understand why sleep is so critical-and how to get what we need-especially for younger firefighters.
==Chief Bryan Frieders.
Firefighter Cancer…It’s Not Just For The Old Firefighters Anymore.
Bryan is the President of the Firefighter Cancer Support Network and a veteran Fire Chief. Few know more about the impact of cancer of Firefighters than he does. While it’s often thought of as a problem for “those old firefighters”…nothing could be further from the truth as Bryan discusses how young firefighters are being diagnosed-and losing their lives in what is the most common of firefighter diseases.
==DR Kenny Fent.
Firefighter Survival FACTS From NIOSH. The reality of Firefighter Line of Duty deaths.
Dr. Fent is currently the Head of the National Firefighter Registry Program at CDC/NIOSH, which is a new congressionally mandated program to monitor cancer outcomes and occupational risk factors among firefighters in the United States. He is also a Commander in the U.S. Public Health Service and has spent over a decade studying firefighters’ exposures and health effects and published over 70 articles and reports summarizing his findings. His research findings have provided evidence to support a variety of control measures to reduce carcinogenic exposures in the fire service, many of which have been widely adopted. He is also an active member of several public safety committees and advisory boards.
==Dr. Jim Augustine.
Covid & Firefighters. The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.
Veteran Fire Department Physician Dr Augustine will present the facts (vs myths) about Covid and how it has impacted firefighters…and what we can expect going forward.