Fire/EMS Safety and Health Week June 17-23

Rules You Can Live By is the theme of the 2012 International Fire/EMS Safety and Health Week, June 17-23. The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NFVC), both sponsors, say this year's focus is on the importance of responders taking care of themselves both on and off the emergency incident scene. Fire departments are encouraged to suspend all nonemergency activity during Safety and Health Week to focus on safety and health training and education, allowing all shifts and personnel to participate. The event spans an entire week to ensure each shift and duty crew can spend at least one day focusing on these critical issues. "Survival i...

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