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One Third of Korean Fire Dept. Personnel Suffer From Mental Health Problems, But No One Seems to Care

One Third of Korean Fire Dept. Personnel Suffer From Mental Health Problems, But No One Seems to Care

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — In psychotherapy, one of the general principles is that an issue left unresolved will continue to be a recurring problem in the future. When looking at the current handwringing over the dearth of mental health care professionals for fire department personnel, it is apparent that psychological phenomena can also [...]

Fire Departments Equip Themselves with Wearable Cameras for En Route Monitoring of Patients

Fire Departments Equip Themselves with Wearable Cameras for En Route Monitoring of Patients

JEONJU, South Korea, Aug. 31 (Korea Bizwire) – Starting September 1, the JB (Jeonbuk) Fire Headquarters (North Jeolla Province) will be spearheading a pilot operation, which will equip its medical team with wearable cameras.  According to the headquarters, the cameras will be used to relay patients’ conditions to doctors and receive emergency guidance en route [...]

Korean Police and Fire Departments Embrace Drone Use

Korean Police and Fire Departments Embrace Drone Use

CHUNCHEON, South Korea, Aug. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – Amidst the quickly expanding use of drones across a wide range of industries, police and fire departments in Korea’s Gangwon Province have also decided to implement the unmanned aircraft in their operations.  The drones will first be used in search and rescue operations.  Gangwon has seen a [...]