A recent FIREWELL publication on the high prevalence of painful sites and burden of musculoskeletal disorders in firefighters was featured in multiple media outlets. This study was co-authored by Dr. Joy MacDermid (Western University & McMaster University), Dr. Kathryn SindenRead More
Joy MacDermid (Western University) was interviewed on the CBC London Morning radio show about the FIREWELL study that found high rates of painful sites in firefighters. Listen to the 6-minute interview: [audio mp3="http://firewell.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/180213_CBC-Radio-London-Morning.mp3"][/audio] To read interview transcript: click here. Read More
A webinar hosted by The Public Services Health and Safety Association (PSHSA) Description courtesy of PSHSA "Helping workers return to work in a in a safe, productive way is an important to fostering positive mental health. As workplaces implement PTSDRead More
The Northeastern Fire Education Conference and Trade Show (NEFEC) is a 3-day event hosted by the Nipissing/East Parry Sound Fire Services Mutual Aid Association. Read More
Research to improve the health and safety of firefighters.