The Dispatch: January 2020

The January issue of The Dispatch is now available. In this issue: - our members spoke to the media about firefighter physical and mental health issues - FIREWELL 2020 Vision - Research on musculoskeletal injuries, movement analyses, fitness, cancer To Read More

In the Media: Dr. Amanda Brazil interviewed on CBC News

Dr. Amanda Brazil (Centre for Health and Community Research, University of Prince Edward Island) spoke to CBC News about the challenges faced by PEI firefighters as their first responder duties change to meet their community's needs. To read CBC article: Read More

In the Media: Dr. Amanda Brazil interviewed on CBC Compass

Dr. Amanda Brazil (Centre for Health and Community Research, University of Prince Edward Island) was interviewed on the CBC Compass about her doctoral research on the mental health of volunteer firefighters.  The recommendations based on her study findings included: - Read More

The Dispatch: December 2019

The December issue of The Dispatch is now available. In this issue: - A decade of FIREWELL - Firefighters' musculoskeletal and mental health research priorities - Research on critical incident exposures; toxic exposures; physiological demands of firefighting To read newsletter: Read More

In the Media: Robin Campbell’s Sound the Siren study

Robin Campbell's (PhD candidate, Dalhousie University) doctoral research on how the occupational environments affect the mental health of Nova Scotia volunteer firefighters was featured on multiple media outlets. News Article Dalhousie researcher examines trauma experienced by volunteer firefighters (Halifax Today, Read More

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