This year's El Niño is supposed to be the largest since 1998. Are you ready for the effects it is expected to bring? Get the infographic.
Cancer Prevention: Keep bunker gear out of living areas is the latest Tailboard Safety Tip from VFIS. Have a discussion with your crew.
Developing and advocating a safety culture is the newest Tailboard Safety Tip offered from VFIS. Have a discussion with your crew about it.
Enhancing accountability for health and safety is the latest VFIS Tailboard Safety Tips adapted from the Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives.
Don't be a statistic! Be aware and be prepared. CO is undetectable to the human senses. Check out this informative infographic.
View the latest VFIS Tailboard Safety Tip that focuses on Integrating risk management with incident management. Discuss with your crew.
View the latest VFIS Tailboard Safety Tip that addresses the importance of personnel being empowered to stop unsafe practices.
Training, qualifications and certifications for all positions is the latest Tailboard Safety Tip from VFIS. Have a discussion about how it relates to you.
Medical and physical fitness standards is the latest Tailboard Safety Tip. Have a discussion with your crew on how you relate.
View the new VFIS Tailboard Safety Tip that focuses on Research and Data Collection Applies to You. Discuss your department’s safety processes.
View the newest Tailboard Safety Tip that focuses on how Technology can improve health and safety and have a discussion on the topic.
Want to learn how you can help save the planet while also saving money and saving energy? Check out this free infographic.
The latest Tailboard Safety Tip that you can address with your crew addresses investigating firefighter injuries and more.
Get the latest Tailboard Safety Tip from VFIS on the importance of using grants to help enhance safety. Learn more here.
View the new Tailboard Safety Tip from VFIS that focuses on how National policy standards should be universal to ensure safety.
The latest VFIS Tailboard Safety Tip addresses developing a policy for violent incident response. Get together with your crew and discuss it.
Hurricanes can cause catastrophic damage to coastlines and several hundred miles inland. Are you ready to handle a hurricane?
VFIS has just released the latest Tailboard Safety Tip addressing offering counseling services when needed. Learn more and read about it here.
The latest Tailboard Safety Tip is now available from VFIS. Learn about educating the public while helping to reduce injuries.
Find out what new classes have been recently added to VFIS University. Be sure to sign up and become a member today!
Recently VFIS penned an article for Firehouse Magazine that addresses the consequences fire departments can suffer from in regard to theft.
The NFFF recently introduced The Arthur J. Glatfelter Distinguished Service Award in honor of Arthur J. Glatfelter, founder of VFIS.
View the latest Tailboard Safety Tip video - enforcing codes to save property and lives. Have a discussion with your crew. Learn more.
Check out the latest Tailboard Safety Tip from VFIS on remembering to keep safety in mind when designing apparatus. Read more.
Read the summer edition of the VFIS News. This edition highlights the ongoing movement of creating a culture of safety in emergency services.
View our latest infographic on playground safety. Learn the who, what, where and how of playground injuries and tips to stay safe.
Find the latest Tailboard Safety Tip on cancer prevention ... using SCBA. Have a discussion with your department. Read more here.
VFIS has presented the 2015 Billy Goldfeder Fire Service Organizational Safety Award to the Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation.
Our latest Tailboard Safety Tip addresses being sure you decontaminate after fire events in order to help stay protected.
Our latest Tailboard Safety Tip addresses the importance of removing soot while on the fire scene to help prevent risk. Read more.
NFPA released a video on the seven tips to help reduce property damage from wildfires. Learn about the strategies and what can be done to stay safe.
Our latest Tailboard Safety Tip addresses the importance of changing your clothes after a fire in order to help prevent risk. Read more.
President Obama is scheduled to speak at the 34th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend this weekend.
A group of students from New York, recently created a fire safety resource after a summer program trip to their local fire station.
Stay safe with our latest VFIS Tailboard Safety Tip. It addresses the importance that firefighters shower after a fire to help prevent risk. Read more.
The most recent Tailboard Safety Tip addresses the importance of cleaning your PPE after a fire to help prevent risk. Read more.
Find valuable articles about emergency service organizations and the safety of their personnel in the Fall VFIS Newsletter. Read the articles.
View our new Tailboard Safety Tip that focuses on Cancer Prevention: Don't take your contaminated clothes home or put them in your vehicle.
Our latest Tailboard Safety Tip addresses the importance to decon your fire apparatus interior after a fire. Read more.
It's that time of year ... deer season. There is a higher percentage of deer-vehicle collisions now than any other time. Learn how to reduce risk.
We're always innovating – and now our new look reflects that! Get the scoop on the new Glatfelter.
Your security and user experience are critical to us. Here are some up-to-date web browsers that better
support our site.
Please refer to your local IT support for questions or assistance changing your browser.