Use these resources to implement Safety Stand Down in your department.
Safety Stand Down Daily Topics
Each weekday during Safety Stand Down will be dedicated to a different topic relating to this year’s theme, Fire Training: Back to Basics. Below are the daily topics:
Monday: Building the Foundation of a Training Program
Tuesday: Assessing the Needs of the Community and Department
Wednesday: Safety During Training
Thursday: Physical and Mental Health Considerations
Friday: The 10 Commandments of Firefighter Training
Specific planning tools and resources for this year’s Safety Stand Down will be released in the coming months. In the meantime, find relevant resources and training on the resources page.
Safety Stand Down Quiz Sweepstakes
The NFPA, in coordination with the IAFC, NVFC, FDSOA, and IAFF annually hosts an online Safety Stand Down Quiz to reinforce the messages behind the event’s theme. Those who take the quiz can enter to win a sweepstakes – 200 participants will be randomly selected to receive a limited-edition Safety Stand Down challenge coin. The quiz will launch in the coming weeks.
Safety and Health Training
You can find on-demand training courses relating to this year’s theme on the Resources page of this site.
The NVFC Training Summit is taking place June 21-22 in Buffalo, NY, with training tracks on responder health and safety, volunteer recruitment and retention, and emergency service leadership. Learn more and register here.
Additional training includes the following:
- IAFC e-Learning
- NVFC Virtual Classroom
- NFPA Training and Certification
- IAFF Online Learning Center
- FDSOA Certifications and Classes
Submit Your Resources, Stories, and Photos
Click here to share your department’s safety and health resources, media coverage, activities you are planning for Safety Stand Down, and success stories from your department.
Future Safety Stand Down Dates
Safety Stand Down is held annually during the third week of June.