Our goals are to provide you with the information to:
FDSOA is a non-profit association founded in 1989. It was established in direct response
to a demand for more education and networking among Safety Officers. Today, FDSOA represents over 12,000 Safety Officers, fire officers and fire fighters internationally. FDSOA focuses on your issues, shares your concerns and represents your point of view.
Do you want to lead your department in risk reduction? Then join ..... FDSOA
- Ensure Safety for your personnel from rookie to chief
- Ensure Safety for your emergency vehicles, current and future
- Ensure Compliance with applicable safety regulations
- Ensure your department is current in innovations and technology
FDSOA provides information on a monthly basis, is a vehicle for networking, and conducts educational programs to make sure that you are able to keep your skills sharp and your knowledge up to the minute. Here's what you'll receive as a member:
Classes of Membership
- 12 issues of Health & Safety, our monthly publication
- 12 issues of the Safety-Gram, a monthly training key for Safety Officers
- Discount on seminars of vital concern to the Safety Officer offered throughout
the year across the country
- Discount on the Annual Safety Forum and Annual Apparatus Symposium
- 10% discount on products which you purchase from FDSOA
- A voice and a vote in the affairs of the Association
- Representation on NFPA Technical Committees
- Representation at the national level
What To Do
For any individual who is actively involved in a position with responsibility for department or rescue personnel safety and training.
||$85.00 per year
Any public or private fire, rescue and emergency services agency or others as determined by the Board.
||$385.00 per year
Any company, corporation, individual, association, firm or limited liability corporation who desires to support the purposes of FDSOA.
||$500.00 per year
Just fill out the on-line application on our secure server. You can pay by credit card or purchase order (for approved accounts). Alternatively, there is a printable form there which you can fill out and return to FDSOA with the selected payment. You will start receiving the benefits of membership immediately. Once you are a member, please let us hear from you. Your ideas, your thoughts, your articles are important to us, your colleagues and the fire service.Printable Membership Application
Fire Department Safety Officers Association
11 Grove Street
Hopkinton, MA 01748
Or Fax to: (508) 881 - 1128
If you have any questions please call (508) 881 - 3114
Please make checks payable to FDSOA. Must be in U. S. Funds drawn on a U. S. Bank.
As a member of FDSOA you do not have to go it alone. The people you meet and exchange ideas with at all of the Association events have the same problems, challenges and needs as you do. FDSOA believes that meeting with your colleagues in an atmosphere of cooperative assistance may be one of the most effective training tools around.
Each Individual, Department, or Sustaining membership has one vote in the affairs of the Association.
Yes, the Board of Directors are members just like you and are ready to listen to what you want FDSOA to be to its members.
Health & Safety, FDSOA's monthly publication, has become the networking resource of the Safety Officers throughout the country. Through this publication, you can network within your peers by sending in your articles or questions and receiving answers.
We encourage you to submit information. Remember sharing ideas and thoughts or just plain comments will allow all of us to learn.