– ResponderSafety.Com is equipping public information officers (PIOs) and public educators with new tools to get the message out to the public about the dangers distracted drivers pose to emergency responders operating on the roadway and safe driving practices when approaching and passing roadway incident scenes. READ
The new Be a Hero, Save a Hero® mobile app from the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) can help your community stay safe with valuable fire prevention information, special weather... READ
– Personal accountability, situational awareness, education and strong leadership are familiar concepts in the fire service for reducing line-of-duty deaths. On the second day of the Fire Service Occupational Cancer Symposium, these same themes recurred during presentations, workshops and discussions for preventing the incidence of cancer among firefighters. READ
– Five hundred firefighters of various ranks and departments, industry representatives and researchers are gathered again in Phoenix for the Fire Service Occupational Cancer Symposium. It’s the first of its kind meeting focused solely on this issue. READ
– To help inform more firefighters about what they can do to better educate themselves about preventing cancer and supporting others battling this insidious disease, Dubron will lead two workshops at the Fire Service Occupational Cancer Symposium in Phoenix, AZ, September 7 - 8. READ
– Last week, Chief Ron Siarnicki, Executive Director of the NFFF, participated in the Firehouse High-Rise Fire and Life Safety Summit in Minneapolis, MN. Fire Chiefs and Fire Marshalls from around the country gathered for in-depth discussions on current and proposed fire codes, fire protection systems and manual fire suppression efforts. READ
– “Checking In: A Behavioral Health Size-Up” was created to help firefighters, their families and health-care providers better understand the behavioral health challenges and needs of firefighters.
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– To lead this effort, the First Responder Center for Excellence for Reducing Occupational Illness, Injuries and Deaths, Inc. and the Safety, Health and Survival Section of the International Association of Fire Chiefs announce a new partnership at FRI in Charlotte, NC. READ
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