“By evaluating the performance of currently-fielded investigator PPE and decontamination methods, as well as the modern and anticipated issues related to firefighting foam operations, we will not only inform the fire service but the standards development process.”
In 2020, 13 departments will each receive four new sets of turnout gear and four new helmets to help enhance the safety of their firefighters.
The Fire Apparatus Manufacturers’ Association (FAMA) awarded its 2020 Phillip L. Turner Fire Protection Scholarship to University of Maryland student Genevieve Tan.
DripDrop will donate up to 100,000 units of its Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS) to volunteer fire departments to help them provide dehydration relief to firefighters.
Through your continued support of this event FASNY is able to award twenty-five qualified graduating seniors each with a $1,500.00 scholarship to be used for their college education.
"Firefighters have only one mission – to save lives and protect property. Please help them complete that mission safely."
The Fire Sprinkler Initiative, a project of the NFPA and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) are co-hosting Home Fire Sprinkler Week, a North America wide virtual effort to show the value of home fire sprinklers.
NFORS mobile app, used by firefighters to record daily physical and behavioral health exposures, is now to be used by Municipal Risk Pool to document occupational exposures for firefighter cancer claims.
FEMA and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) are collecting and sharing best practices and lessons learned from the whole-of-America response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
You'll also be seeing more media on this issue, as well as an eventual "call to arms" by our members and others in the fire service to their Congresspeople on our needs in the near future.