An article explaining the difference of EMT and EMT-P, also known as Paramedics. "The media is sometimes confused by the difference between an emergency medical technician and a paramedic. Unfortunately, with so many people getting their information from the news media the confusion has spread."
Definition of firefighter from Collins English Dictionary and Random House Dictionary. Also includes origin.
Careers website of CAL FIRE which defines Firefighter Type 1, Firefighter Type 2, Fire Apparatus Engineer, and Heavy Fire Equipment Operator.
Definitions of EMT from Collins English Dictionary and Random House Dictionary and other dictionaries. Also includes origin.
Video length: 3 mins 54 secs. Fox 29 Morning News -- Overview of the differences between EMTs and Paramedics.
Definition of Paramedic, which is also known as EMT-P.
An article about Hazardous Materials Technician. Includes definition and requirements.
Official website of NFPA which includes codes and standars, safety information, training, research and membership. "The mission of the international nonprofit NFPA, established in 1896, is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education."
Article on NFPA which includes history and NFPA codes and standards. "The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is a U.S. organization (albeit with some international members) charged with creating and maintaining minimum standards and requirements for fire prevention and suppression activities, training, and equipment, as well as other life-safety codes and standards. This includes everything from building codes to the personal protective equipment utilized by firefighters while extinguishing a blaze."
Includes history, FAQs, advisory committee, etc. "The purpose of the Pro Board is to establish an internationally recognized means of acknowledging professional achievement in the fire service and related fields."