All fire and EMS departments are encouraged to participate in International Fire/EMS Safety and Health Week from June 14-20, 2015. The NVFC and IAFC will provide resources and tools to help your department focus on safety and health. Additional planning resources and activities for the 2015 Safety and Health Week will be added soon.
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 and Health Week, and success stories from your department.
Safety and Health Week Webinars
Information coming soon!
Safety and Health Week Quiz Sweepstakes
The National Fire Protection Association, in coordination with the National Volunteer Fire Council and International Association of Fire Chiefs, is hosting an online Safety and Health Week quiz that reinforces the messages behind this year’s theme, “Creating a Culture of Safety.”
Take the 15-question quiz to test your knowledge and encourage all department personnel to take the quiz as part of your Safety and Health Week activities. Everyone who completes the quiz will be automatically entered into a sweepstakes to win one of 200 specially designed 2015 Safety and Health Week Challenge Coins.
The quiz is open from May 4-June 11, and winners will be notified during Safety and Health Week. Take the quiz now! www.nfpa.org/fireservicequiz
All fire and EMS departments are encouraged to take time during the week of June 14-20 to focus on safety and health education and training. Make sure all duty shifts have the opportunity to particpate. Also take time during the week to determine what steps you and your department can take to Create a Culture of Safety for the long-term. Here are some activity ideas you can utilize.
Sample Department Press Release
Customize this press release to help promote Safety and Health Week in your community and your department. Fill in the information noted in red to localize the information for your department.
Flyers and Posters
Download these flyers and posters and place them in your department to provide all personnel with critical safety and health reminders. You can also use the 2015 Safety and Health Week flyer as an ad in local or state fire service newsletters.
- 2015 Safety and Health Week flyer
- Rules of Engagement for Firefighter Survival and Incident Commander’s Rules of Engagement for Firefighter Safety
- Rules of Engagement for Firefighter Health
- Rules of Engagement for Safe Fire Service Training
- B.E.S.T. Practices for Firefighter Health and Safety
Utilize these banners on your department or organization’s web site to promote Safety and Health Week. Link to www.safetyandhealthweek.org.
Utilize your department or agency’s social media sites to promote Safety and Health Week in your department and community. Use posts from the suggested Social Media Plan or create your own. Update your Facebook and Twitter banners to the ones below promoting Safety and Health Week.