Everyone Goes Home – Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives

Everyone Goes Home® strives to prevent firefighter line‑of‑duty deaths and injuries.

In March 2004, a Firefighter Life Safety Summit was held to address the need for change within the fire service. At this summit, the 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives were created and a program was born to ensure that Everyone Goes Home.

Our goal is to help the U.S. Fire Administration achieve its objective of reducing the number of preventable firefighter fatalities.

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Everyone Goes Home® Advocates Gather for a Safer Fire Service By Rick Mason, CFO National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Education and Training Coordinator Enthusiasm and energy were apparent among fire service leaders attending the 2018 National Everyone Goes Home® Advocates/Phoenix Society Workshop, held June 21-23 in Quincy, Massachusetts. The Advocates assembled represented the breadth of fire service organizations and ranks, including firefighters, new and tenured fire… Read more »
FDSOA’s New Aerial Maintenance Program The Fire Department Safety Officer Association announced a new hands-on Aerial Maintenance program will be part of the 2019 Apparatus Maintenance & Specification Symposium. Aerial Maintenance: What you need to know program, with Instructor Mike Adams, Fleet Supervisor, South Metro Fire Rescue Authority (SMFRA), Colorado, on Wednesday, January 23rd in Orlando, Florida.
2018 Firefighter Safety Stand Down Bulletin The theme of the 2018 Firefighter Safety Stand Down is “Be Aware – Get Checked”. The Stand Down is scheduled to occur June 17-23 and will highlight the importance of responders taking care of themselves both at and away from the emergency incident scene. Although Safety, Health and Survival should be a main focus for… Read more »


Initiative 11: Addressing a National Emergency Response Policy

May 16 – 18, 2018
Columbus, OH


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