Mike Richardson, Eastern Director, Fire Department Safety Officer Association (FDSOA), successfully introduced The 5 Reads class as continuing education for Incident Safety Officers who have completed FDSOA ISO training, at the annual Safety Forum in Orlando.
Women in Fire (formerly iWomen) in conjunction with the United States Fire Administration is releasing a new report, Emerging Health and Safety Issues among Women in the Fire Service.
The International Association of Women in Fire & Emergency Services (iWomen) is now Women in Fire!
To help first responders handle the potential challenges aligned with energy storage systems (ESS) and solar energy, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has updated a first-of-its-kind ESS safety training for the fire service with new technology insights, relevant research, and expanded solar considerations.
The UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute (FSRI) is in search of acquired structures to conduct research burns in as part of the 2015 Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/ Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Grant project the “Study of Coordinated Fire Attack Utilizing Acquired Structures.”
DuPont Safety & Construction announced its donation as part of its donor partnership with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF). Through this Innovating to Protect, Donating to Honor campaign, DuPont donated more than $80,000 to the foundation.
To celebrate and support the nearly 70 percent of firefighters who volunteer their service, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire has announced a partnership with the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC). A donation of $75,000 will be made by Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire to the NVFC to help support volunteer firefighters nationwide.
This article summarizes findings from a recent study that examined firefighter attitudes, norms, and perceived barriers to field decontamination processes.
Net proceeds from the sale of the ornaments will benefit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF).
After a fire starts, there's very little time to act. Make sure the people in your community know to update their fire safety procedures to ensure they’re covering their bases.