Safety Health Week Webinar Links
Tuesday June 16th, Functional Fitness https://iafcevents.webex.com/iafcevents/lsr.php?RCID=ce1945f84161406a88061acbe72b165e
Thursday June 18th, NFFF Vulnerability Assessment Program (VAP). https://iafcevents.webex.com/iafcevents/lsr.php?RCID=5dfeed0d53a540caade351ba82aef8c7
Safety and Health Week Quiz Sweepstakes
The National Fire Protection Association, in coordination with the International Association of Fire Chiefs and National Volunteer Fire Council www.nvfc.org is hosting an online Safety and Health Week quiz www.nfpa.org/fireservicequiz that reinforces the messages behind this year’s theme, “Creating a Culture of Safety.”
Check out these webinars hosted by the IAFC, featuring content from its Safety, Health & Survival Sections We hope you can join us!
This month, the IAFC will feature webinars by the SHS Section in honor of Safety Week.
Two live webinars will be held during International Fire/EMS Safety and Health Week, June 14-20, to help fire and EMS personnel Create a Culture of Safety. The IAFC and the National Volunteer Fire Council sponsor Safety and Health Week annually to encourage fire and EMS personnel to focus on health and safety education and training.
Fundamentals of Firefighter Functional Fitness
Tuesday, June 16, 11 AM ET (1 hour)
Functional fitness is a key component in an overall health and wellness program for firefighters. Heart attacks are the leading cause of line-of-duty deaths, and focusing on proper fitness and nutrition is critical to reducing your risks and enhancing your abilities as a first responder. The webinar will offer suggestions on how departments can ensure all firefighters are physically ready for the next call.
Understand the impact that health-related LODDs continue to have on the American fire service
• Understand the term functional fitness and why it’s important to firefighters
• Describe the primary functional movements and fitness components important to firefighters
• Apply various functional exercises and movements to improve functional fitness
Presented by Dan Kerrigan, Assistant Fire Marshal/Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator, East Whiteland Township Department of Codes and Life Safety, and Jim Moss, Lieutenant, Metro West Fire Protection District
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|Fire Service Vulnerability Assessment Program|
|Thursday, June 18, 7 PM ET (1 hour)This webinar will review the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s (NFFF) Fire Service Vulnerability Assessment Program (VAP). This risk assessment tool is designed to help fire departments reduce and manage their risks to prevent firefighter line-of-duty deaths and injuries.Presented by Victor Stagnaro, Director of Fire Service Programs, NFFF and JoEllen Kelly, VAP Administrator, NFFF|