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IAFF Stand Down

The IAFF and IAFC have announced the third International Fire and EMS Safety Stand Down to be held during the week of June 17-23, 2007. IAFF affiliates and their fire and EMS departments are urged to save the dates and participate in this year's event, which offers maximum opportunity for fire departments to include all possible duty shifts. Read more...


Review the following NIOSH Fire Fighter Fatality Investigations and determine if your department is in compliance with the NIOSH recommendations for each incident. 

F2006-B-Vehicle Collision
F2006-17-Heart Attack
F2005-09-Structural Collapse


Review the following codes and standards and determine if your department is in compliance with the requirements of these standards.

NFPA 1500, Fire Department Occupational Safety and Health Program
NFPA 1581, Fire Department Infection Control
NFPA 1999, Protective Clothing for Emergency Medical Operations
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1030, Bloodborne Pathogens
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.134, Respiratory Protection


Project Heroes
Harvard Heart Disease Study
Risk Management: Contributing Factors to Fire Fighter LODD






Fitness on the Frontline
Pandemic Flu Resources for First Responders
Responding to Illicit Drug Labs
Emergency Vehicle Safety Program
Infectious Diseases

Fire Fighter Near-Miss Reporting System


Wellness-Fitness Initiative
Peer Fitness Trainer Program
Behavioral Health

Sample Press Releases for IAFF Affiliates



Thank you for your interest in the upcoming Fire and EMS Safety Stand Down. Please let us know if and how your local and fire department plans to participate . Email pr@iaff.org.




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