Understanding Sudden Cardiac & Physical Health Risks in the Fire Service
Join Chief Todd LeDuc (Ret), Chief Strategy Officer for Life Scan Wellness Centers, as he discusses the serious cardiovascular and physical risks firefighters face in the line of duty and beyond such as heat exhaustion, physical stress, and sudden cardiac arrest. This special webinar presentation will focus on understanding the importance of these occupational health risks and how to implement risk reduction strategies including recognizing modifiable risk factors and incorporating enhanced early detection into annual firefighter physicals.
Watch this webinar to improve your understanding of the following:
✔ The rates of sudden cardiovascular/heat strain deaths and disabling events
✔ The physiological changes that occur with extreme rigors and exposure to extreme heat, and the role of hydration
✔ The prevalence of cardiac irregularities, underlying heart disease and heart enlargement amongst sudden cardiac LODD’s
✔ The importance of addressing modifiable risk factors and incorporating enhanced early detection physicals annually
✔ The benefits of Tactical Athletes/Human “Human Performance" training