All fire and EMS departments are encouraged to participate in Safety Stand Down June 16-22, 2019. The below resources are available to help your department plan activities for the week.
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Safety Stand Down Webinar
A webinar highlighting this year’s theme will be provided to further help departments and individuals participate in Safety Stand Down. Stay tuned for webinar details and registration information.
Safety and Health Training
Specific training tools and messages for this year’s Safety Stand Down are available on the Resources page.
The NVFC will hold its fifth Training Summit June 14-15, 2019, in Portland, OR. Courses address key topics in first responder health and safety. Scholarships are available for eligible attendees. Learn more and register at www.nvfc.org/Summit.
Find additional training from the following sources:
Safety and Health Week Quiz Sweepstakes
The NFPA, in coordination with the NVFC and IAFC, annually hosts an online Safety Stand Down Quiz to reinforce the messages behind the event’s theme. Department personnel can participate in the quiz to test their knowledge and be entered for a chance to win one of 200 Safety Stand Down challenge coins. The quiz will be open in the weeks prior to Safety Stand Down.
All fire and EMS departments are encouraged to take time during the week of June 16-22 to focus on safety education and training. Make sure all duty shifts have the opportunity to participate. A specific training curriculum and resources for this year’s theme will be available on the Resources page.
Safe + Sound Week
OSHA, along with over 30 partner organizations, are holding a Safe + Sound Week August 12-18. This nationwide event is designed to raise awareness and understanding of the value of proactive safety and health programs in workplaces. The website includes resources to help plan events and activities during the week as well as register your participation and find events across the country.