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December 03, 2021
Bravest working to improve Firefighter health
Updated On: Feb 01, 2017

Recently two of Fairfield's Bravest, Firefighters Jason Salvato and Matt Striebe, took part in a video project with the new Yale New Haven Hostpital Musculoskeletal departemnt to show the importance of fire fighters fitness.

The project was spearheaded by the Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut and Yale as they continue to work together to improve fire fighter health and fitness.

Brothers Salvato and Striebe worked through a number of physical testing stations to help gather data on Fire Fighter fitness with the hope of developing a program to benefit all the fire fighters in Connecticut.

The testing was recorded a s part of a promotional video for Yale New Haven's new Musculoskeletal department.  You can see the video by clicking on the Occupational Health tab in the member resourses section on the Local 1426 website or on the IAFF Fairfield Firefighters facebook page.

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