IAFF John P. Redmond Symposium on the
Occupational Health & Hazards of the Fire Service
in conjunction with the
Dominick F. Barbera Emergency Medical Services Conference
"Our fire fighters and paramedics continue to face traditional hazards and emerging threats during an economic crisis where budgets are being cut across North America. The IAFF continues on the frontline to sustain and improve the safe, efficient and effective operational environments of our members. This yearís IAFF Redmond Symposium and Barbera EMS Conference reflects our commitment to ensure the survival of our members on the fireground and on EMS scenes with research, new programs, initiatives and tools."
Harold A. Schaitberger, IAFF General President
The IAFF and the John P. Redmond
Foundation have been on the frontline of every major health and
safety initiative in the fire service. The IAFF
Redmond Symposium reflects our commitment to explore the cause
of every IAFF memberís death, injury or illness and to develop
sustainable solutions to further protect the health and safety
of the membership. Charged with
defending North America from new and reemerging hazards, our
members must be armed with the knowledge and tools necessary to
protect our fire fighters and paramedics now and in the future.
The John P. Redmond Symposium and Dominick F. Barbera EMS Conference is scheduled for August 21-24 at the Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center.