VFIS proudly sponsors the International Association of Fire Chiefs Safety Health and Survival Section’s Billy Goldfeder Fire Service Organizational Safety Award. Congratulations Kingman Fire Department!
We are excited to announce the recipient of the 2018 Arthur J. Glatfelter Distinguished Service Award. Please join us in congratulating Vina Drennan on her outstanding service to first responders.
This award recognizes organizations working to advance firefighter health and safety. Nominations are due by December 6, 2018.
We’ve added new classes to the VFIS educational offerings that cover some familiar topics and some perhaps not-so-familiar reminders to help you develop best practices and keep your team safe.
Calling all company-level officers, chief officers, and supervisors who have department-level health and safety responsibilities (such as program planning and implementation) and who may serve as an Incident Safety Officer or department Health and Safety Officer. By popular demand, The National Fire Academy has added an additional offering of the Safety Program Operations (R0154) course.
We're proud to announce that VFIS Executive Vice President of Education, Training and Consulting, Dr. Bill Jenaway, was the recipient of re-designation as a Chief Fire Officer and Chief Training Officer at the recent International Association of Fire Chiefs conference.
Effective January 1, 2019, any fire district, department, or company that has an eligible volunteer firefighter must show proof of insurance coverage that meets the requirements of this Act or show satisfactory proof of the ability to pay such compensation to ensure adequate coverage for all eligible volunteers.
This new legislation is incredible news for first responders across the country.
Check out our new courses and share them with your crew today!
Browse our fall tradeshow and conference schedule. We hope to see you there!
Does your ESO excel in retention and recruitment? Applications for the 2018 Retention and Recruitment Award are now open! Apply by August 24, 2018.
Asking workplace participants to report their suspicions of wrongdoing is a best practice and the cornerstone of preventing or mitigating loss.
Browse our spring & summer tradeshow conference schedule. In the area? Stop by and see us!
We’ve added new classes to the VFIS educational offerings! These classes cover some exciting new innovations and changing guidelines.
Did you know that firefighters are up to 100 times more likely to have a heart attack while battling to put out a fire or that they are 14 times more likely to suffer a heart attack when simply responding to an alarm?
Does your emergency service organization have specific plans in place to deal with an active shooter?
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