Creating a Culture of Safety

International Fire/EMS Safety and Health Week takes place June 14-20, 2015. This year’s theme is Creating a Culture of Safety. Members of the fire and emergency services are encouraged to use this week to focus on safety and health training and what you can do to create a culture of safety in your community, your department, and for yourself.

Safety and Health Week Quiz Sweepstakes

Take the Safety and Health Week quiz to test your knowledge with 15 questions relating to fire and emergency service safety, health, and training. 200 participants will be randomly selected to receive a 2015 Safety and Health Week Challenge coin. Take the quiz now!

What Fire Service Leaders Are Saying...

“Creating a culture of safety in our departments and communities is the first step to effectively protecting life and property. I encourage chiefs, chief officers, and everyone in the fire and emergency service to fully embrace and participate this year in International Fire/EMS Safety and Health Week.”

– Chief G. Keith Bryant, IAFC President and Chairman

“Creating a culture of safety will result in fewer fatalities, injuries, and illnesses, resulting in a stronger, more resilient fire and emergency service. Together, we can achieve culture change and reduce the risks our responders face.”

– Chief Philip C. Stittleburg, NVFC Chairman