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What First Responders Must Know About PTSD

Whether you’re a volunteer first responder or a full-time veteran, psychological impacts are a reality. Police, fire, and EMS professionals must figure out early on in their careers how to deal with the daily ups and downs of the job. Over time, it can wear away one’s psyche. This blog post is intended to educate [...]

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What First Responders Should Know About Treating Frostbite and Hypothermia

Springtime and warmer weather might be on the way, but we still have plenty of potentially dangerous cold to deal with in the meantime. As a first responder, do you know the warning signs and symptoms of frostbite and hypothermia? Consider that more than 13,400 hypothermia deaths occurred in the United States between 2003 and [...]

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Get to Know the Ins and Outs of First Responders

We typically think of first responders as those who rush to the scene of a major accident or other emergency. But there’s so much more to these folks.In order to become a first responder, a person must complete a course and receive certification in providing pre-hospital care for medical emergencies. First responders typically provide advanced [...]

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What’s Needed to Become a First Responder?

In our last blog, we gave an overview of what it means to be a first responder. The purpose of this post, however, is to go into greater detail on job duties, occupational outlook and education requirements of a first responder.First Responder DutiesWe touched on this briefly in our last post, but this will be [...]

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Welcome to My Responder Gear

Have you been looking for some new responder gear to benefit your team? Check out My Responder Gear for a wide selection of essentials for first responders, including police, emergency medical and firefighters.My Responder Gear is unique in that our bags are field-tested and inspired by first responders, so there’s no doubting the durability and [...]

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