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The North Dakota Firefighters Association (NDFA) recently received a grant from North Dakota Workforce Safety & Insurance (NDWSI). NDWSI awarded NDFA a grant for $79,000.
The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) announced today a Smoking & Home Fires Campaign to put an end to the number one cause of preventable home fire deaths – fires started by smoking materials.
Phases I and II of this study, done through Oklahoma State University, International Fire Service Training Association and Fire Protection Publications and funded by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and the Public Entity Risk Institute, looks to establish “best practices” and an Organizational Safety Culture (OSC) for the American Fire Service in order to reduce line-of-duty deaths and injuries.
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is posting this announcement on the behalf of Kidde to help improve the fire safety education resources available to departments like yours.
Bill Heusler, a clinical psychology graduate student, is conducting his doctoral research on psychological traumatic stress in firefighters and firefighter/paramedics.
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives Program is pleased to announce two new programs; the “Facilitation Skills Workshop” and the “Initiatives Implementation Workshop”.
Metro Atlanta Fire Chiefs Association resolves to support the 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives and to support the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s Everyone Goes Home® campaign.
The Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives Program is pleased to announce the launch of the Life Safety Initiatives Research Database. For the first time, anyone interested in researching firefighter safety & survival (and other allied fields) will have a comprehensive on-line database as a resource.
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation®, the Five Mile Beach Volunteer Firemen’s Association, and the Everyone Goes Home® Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives Program and New Jersey Society of Fire Service Instructors today announced it would hold a community showing of the critically acclaimed documentary, “Into the Fire.” The film, as seen on The History Channel®, is an inspiring and educational journey that takes viewers inside the lives of America’s firefighters.
The article titled “Fire Loss in the United States During 2005” published in the September 2006 issue of the NFPA Journal, stated “with home fire deaths still accounting for 3,030 fire deaths or 82% of all civilian deaths, fire safety initiatives targeted at the home remain the key to any reductions in the overall fire death toll.“