FRI to be held August 17-20 in San Antonio.
Firefighter Memorial and Survival Walls
In partnership with the FSTAR Health program, the new Firefighter Memorial and Firefighter Survival Walls will be available to post a photo or share the name of a firefighter who has been lost to or has experienced job-related health issues. Visit FSTAR Health [www.fstaresearch.org] for more information about how you can take part in this effort.
Wednesday, August 17
3rd Annual Firefighter Physicals Summit: 8 AM–Noon
The summit will focus on developing a comprehensive strategic plan and working groups to tackle the critical issue of firefighter physicals. We’ll have the much-anticipated FSTAR Health Practitioner’s Guide to Firefighter Physicals as well as an update on ongoing efforts such as the OSHA National Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health.
SHS Section Meeting: 1–4 PM
Stop by for an update on the latest efforts of the SHS Section on your behalf. The meeting will include the 2016 Safety, Health and Survival Awards, swearing-in of new board members, and updates on ongoing SHS projects.
Thursday, August 18
Attend the FRI General Session!
Friday and Saturday, August 19–20
SHS Booth #36047: All day on the Expo floor
Stop by the booth
Come see first-hand the new technology that is on display at the FRI Expo. Find out what products and services are out there to ease your stress and help you generate more revenue. From enhanced safety to increased efficiency—everything you need is here. See all that’s happening in the Exhibit Hall.
Pick up your copy of Let’s Make a Difference, offering guidelines and best practices to successfully minimize injuries and deaths while using POVs.
SHS Meet & Greet, 10–10:30 AM
Come to SHS Booth #36047 to network with other section members. We’ll give a free SHS challenge coin to every new section member and to every current SHS member who signs up a new member.
New in 2016! Learning Labs
Attend short, information-packed presentations in the FRI Exhibit Hall. Topics include:
- Medical Physicals and Guides to NFPA 1582
- Fire Dynamics
- Cancer, Cardiovascular, Behavioral Health and more!