Planning

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

Activity Ideas

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.

2015 Safety and Health Week Activity ideas

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.

2015 Safety and Health Week Sample Press Release

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.

Web Banners

Utilize these banners on your department or organization’s web site to promote Safety and Health Week. Link to www.safetyandhealthweek.org.

Social Media

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.

2015 Safety and Health Week Suggested Social Media Plan

2015 Safety and Health Week Facebook Banner

2015 Safety and Health Week Twitter Banner