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 »
National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Launches Survey on Suicide Prevention Efforts
The NFFF has partnered with Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas, a leading suicidologist with experience in developing innovative programs for first responders. As part of this assessment, Dr. Spencer-Thomas created a survey to gather feedback from fire service members (active, retired and non-uniformed), support groups (clinicians, EAP providers, chaplaincy groups, etc.) and family members.
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!
Attributes of Leading Train-the-Trainer to Be Held at Firehouse World
Using the newly produced National Fallen Firefighters Foundation video series “Attributes of Leading,” Kevin Conant and Brian Crandall will offer an a new course during Firehouse World 2018.
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.
NFFF congratulates Jack Sullivan on receiving the FDSOA Lifetime Achievement Award
Richard Maddox, chairman of the FDSOA board of directors, announced John (Jack) Sullivan, director of training, Emergency Responder Safety Institute, the 2018 winner of the annual Dave Dodson Lifetime Service Award.
Fire Hero Learning Network Launches New Emergency Services Certificate Program
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) has debuted a new tool in its mission to prevent firefighter deaths and injuries. The Foundation’s Fire Hero Learning Network (FHLN) now offers an Emergency Services Risk Reduction Program Certificate. FHLN and the ESRRP Certificate are free. The ESRRP Certificate is earned by completing four required online programs.
New documentary features San Diego Fire-Rescue
In a new National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) documentary featuring San Diego Fire-Rescue, Chief Brian Fennessy talks about one critical incident the department faced where he didn’t envision the difficult path it would take.
Nominations Now Open for Arthur J. Glatfelter Distinguished Service Award
In appreciation for Art’s extraordinary achievements, the NFFF has created the Arthur J. Glatfelter Distinguished Service Award to recognize exceptional service to the NFFF by men and women who continue to support his legacy.