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NFPA Safety Standards News and Update

NFPA Safety Standards News As most of you know, FDSOA is an active participant in the NFPA safety standards consensus process with representation on several technical committees.  The technical committee for Fire Service Occupational Safety and Health (FSOSH) met May...

Fire Service Behavioral Health Symposium

FROM FIREFIGHTER CLOSE CALLS All, There is going to be a National Fire Service Behavioral Health Symposium in Denver on September 5 and 6, 2019 – it’s a big deal – and you are invited. Link below to see the presenters and the agenda.  In 2018, the...

Thinking About Truck Company Operations

Fire Apparatus – Digital chief concerns  | Richard Marinucci Thinking About Truck Company Operations So much of what is done as part of firefighting is learned and repeated behavior. Firefighters are trained a certain way to climb a ladder, wear personal...

The Firefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2018

The Firefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2018 requires the CDC to develop and maintain a voluntary registry of firefighters to improve the nationwide monitoring of cancer rates among firefighters and to make the resulting epidemiological information and analysis...