Fire Service Industry News: Safety and Health Week: Saving Our Own is an Inside Job

It’s International Fire/EMS Safety & Health Week! This week is a joint initiative of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) to encourage departments to focus on important safety and health issues. This year the focus is on behavioral health, and we want to remind all firefighters and emergency personnel that Saving Our Own is an Inside Job.

 Taking care of your mental health is just as important as taking care of your physical health. This year’s theme reflects the importance of emergency responders taking responsibility for their own and each others’ mental and physical well-being. There are many resources to help you focus...

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