Safety Stand Down 2018

Safety Stand Down will take place June 17-23, 2018. This event highlights critical safety, health, and survival issues for the fire and emergency services. All departments and personnel are asked to take the week of June 17-23 to focus their attention on safety and health education and training. A week is provided to ensure all duty shifts can participate.

This year’s theme is BE AWARE – GET CHECKED. Firefighters face many risks such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, PTSD, and more, and early detection through annual medical evaluations and physicals saves lives. Use the materials on this site to implement Safety Stand Down in your department.

Safety Stand Down will take place June 17-23, 2018. This event highlights critical safety, health, and survival issues for the fire and emergency services. All departments and personnel are asked to take the week of June 17-23 to focus their attention on safety and health education and training. A week is provided to ensure all duty shifts can participate.

This year’s theme is BE AWARE – GET CHECKED. Firefighters face many risks such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, PTSD, and more, and early detection through annual medical evaluations and physicals saves lives. Use the materials on this site to implement Safety Stand Down in your department.

BE AWARE – GET CHECKED

The 2018 Safety Stand Down focuses on the importance of early detection through annual medical evaluations/physicals. View training materials and resources for this theme.

SAFETY STAND DOWN WEBINAR

A webinar highlighting this year’s theme of BE AWARE – GET CHECKED was held June 5. The recorded webinar is now available for on-demand viewing.

SAFTEY STAND DOWN QUIZ

The NFPA, in coordination with the IAFC and the NVFC, annually hosts an online Safety Stand Down Quiz. Quiz takers are entered for a chance to win a Safety Stand Down challenge coin.

EVENT PLANNING

All fire and EMS departments are encouraged to participate in Safety Stand Down. Resources are available to help you implement the event in your department.