On June 17-23, 2018 all fire departments are encouraged to take extra time and training to perform checks on the service’s most valuable tools. Us. Take this time to train and educate the men and women of your department about health risk both mentally and physically of the job. Schedule appointments for physicals. Make sure your staff is healthy both mentally and physically and that they’re ready to perform. Everything we have is replaceable except the people fillings boots. So take the time. Make the checks. Do the training. Keep our men and women safe and healthy. Whatever it takes.
More information can be found at the Safety Stand Down website about Firefighter safety and how to keep them healthy.