Make Health, Safety and Wellness Your Department’s Priority
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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.
Experts Agree National Standards for Fire Service Emergency Response Policies Will Improve Firefighters Safety
In May 2018, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation gathered 30 fire service subject matter experts to evaluate and discuss Firefighter Life Safety Initiative #11: National standards for emergency response policies should be developed and championed.
Take the International First Responder Seatbelt Pledge
If your department has not taken the International First Responder Seatbelt Pledge, please take a moment learn more about the program and sign the pledge online today!
Everyone Goes Home® Program Wants Your SOPs
We’re collecting information about SOPs on cancer reduction, violent incidents, mental health, and response policies to highlight best practices.
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.
Penn Forest Firefighters Know the Power of Personal Safety
What started out as a routine response for a vehicle crash with possible entrapment on Sunday, January 18, 2015 quickly became an example of the critical role seatbelts play for everyone.
Roadway Incident Safety for Firefighters
Firefighters regularly respond to various calls for service. Medical assist calls, building fires, motor vehicle crashes, brush fires, hazardous material incidents and technical rescues are our business. Almost every time we step out of our rig at the scene we step into harm’s way.
Resolve to reduce line of duty deaths for the New Year
The most important element in firefighter safety is you, the firefighter. Join the NFFF in reducing firefighter injuries and lowering the number of LODDs each year to below 50.