Everyone Goes Home® Speak Up – Captain John Dixon
In this episode of Everyone Goes Home® Speak Up, John Dixon reflects on an impactful moment at the National Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland.
Are you part of a High School Fire or EMS Cadet program?
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is planning the 2019 High School Fire and EMS Cadet Program Symposium and have developed a survey to identify specific areas of interest.
CFSI and NFFF Accepting Nominations for the Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award
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Co-sponsored by CFSI and the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, the Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award was established in 2009 to recognize public safety organizations for outstanding contributions to the advancement of firefighter health and safety. Deadline for nominations is Dec. 6, 2018.
Wildland Firefighters Want to be Sure Everyone Goes Home®
Keywords: wildland firefighting, Wildland
Wildland firefighters from around the country say the status quo about safety must change. Too many wildland firefighters are dying and getting hurt. This is the key message from a series of listening sessions the NFFF held across the country.
Make Health, Safety and Wellness Your Department’s Priority
Keywords: safety, wellness, Health, Firefighter Safety, Firefighter Health, Firefighter Wellness
» A Conversation with Vicki Minor & Ron Siarnicki
» 16 Initiatives for the Wildland Firefighter
» Everyone Goes Home® in the Wildland
The September issue of Firehouse Magazine features the 2018 Fire Service Health and Safety Report. This 32-page supplement emphasizes the value of a progressive, safety-focused fire service culture, and provides information and resources to help firefighters implement the 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives.
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 »
Strategic Vision Helps Ensure Firefighter Safety and Enhance Service
To help fire departments around the nation adopt the 16 initiatives, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation has created a new handbook, The Strategic Vision Guide: An Action Plan Using the 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives.
New Report Calls for More Unified Approach to Reducing Wildland Firefighter LODDs
Each year, approximately 19 wildland firefighters die in the line of duty, representing almost 20 percent of all firefighter line-of-duty deaths occurring in the U.S. annually.
Company Officer Development: Are We Doing All We Can for Our Up and Coming Leaders?
The lack of training opportunities for officer development is not the fault of the firefighters moving up. We shouldn’t forget that every department – even stations within large departments – operates differently. A structured chain of command, training requirements and officer development are not universal.
NFFF “New Goals” Campaign: Taking Steps to Survivability
Often, the path to sustained change is through incremental improvements. Of course, some issues are so important they must be dealt with immediately. By prioritizing what needs to be accomplished and taking small, manageable steps we see progress occur that is both sustainable and important.