National Firefighter Registry Created by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The National Firefighter Registry will be used to track and analyze cancer trends and risk factors among the U.S. fire service to help the public safety community, researchers, scientists and medical professionals find better ways to protect those who protect our communities and environment.
Improve the Decision-Making Skills and Safety of Your Firefighters
Earlier this fall, the September issue of Firehouse Magazine featured the 2019 Fire Service Health &and Safety Report. This 32-page supplement contains 15 articles by some the fire service’s most respected authors and some of its rising stars.
CFSI and NFFF Accepting Nominations for the Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award
Co-sponsored by CFSI and the NFFF, the Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award recognizes public safety organizations for outstanding contributions to the advancement of firefighter health and safety. The deadline for submissions is December 6, 2019.
Pledging to Buckle-Up is Just a Click Away
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) has redesigned the International Seatbelt Pledge site to encourage more firefighters to buckle-up every time they get in department apparatus or their own vehicle. With a few quick “clicks” on your laptop or mobile device, it’s now easier than ever to take the pledge and make that live-saving “click” before wheels roll. For more information and to take the International Seatbelt Pledge, go to www.seatbeltpledge.com.
Watch: Fire Service Behavioral Health Symposium – Day 2
Highlights from day two of the, first of its kind, Fire Service Behavioral Health Symposium in Denver, Colorado. It is put on by the First Responder Center for Excellence.
Watch: Fire Service Behavioral Health Symposium – Day 1
Highlights from day one of the, first of its kind, Fire Service Behavioral Health Symposium in Denver, Colorado. It is put on by the First Responder Center for Excellence.
Helping Fire Departments Plan for a Smarter and Safer Future
To help fire departments plan for a smarter – and safer – future, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is hosting the first ever Fire Service Innovation in Safety Symposium on September 24 – 26. It will be held in Philadelphia, an emerging hub of technology and innovation, and will be hosted by Philadelphia Fire Commissioner and OEM Director Adam Thiel.
Historic Event added to the Congressional Record
The 17th Annual Harry S. Truman Legacy Symposium and Fire Forum, which revisited Truman’s 1947 National Conference on Fire Prevention, was entered into the Congressional Record on May 23, 2019.
Share Your Fire Code Experiences for an Exciting, New Documentary
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is looking to tell the stories of how fire and life safety codes have impacted your community, department and personnel.
The Truman Fire Forum
At the Truman Fire Forum on May 7. 2019, three days of events concluded with an agreement on five priorities for the fire service to attack in an effort to make our nation a safer place to live.