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Just Released, National Safety Culture Change Initiative Web-Based and Instructor-Led Training

Posted By Admin - Wednesday, June 15, 2016

EMMITSBURG, Md. — The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) have released a web-based training program and instructor-led training materials, supporting the National Safety Culture Change Initiative (NSCCI). This is a follow-on to the April 2015 USFA report that provided the findings of the NSCCI study that identified and examined types of individual and organizational behaviors that adversely impact firefighter health and safety.

Instructor-led NSCCI Training Materials and New Online Course

Posted By Admin - Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Instructors are being provided with full course materials to be able to deliver the National Safety Culture Change Initiative program within their organizations. This canned program will enhance an Instructors ability to teach this program. A new online course has been created as well.

National Safety Culture Change Initiative

Posted By Admin - Friday, April 8, 2016

The National Safety Culture Change Initiative (NSCCI) publication is a new resource from the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC). This publication supports the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s Life Safety Initiative 1. It provides information on the need for cultural change in the fire service to incorporate both personal responsibility and organizational leadership focusing on: Medical Physicals Vehicle Safety Incident Risk Management

Learn more about the need to advocate for a culture change

Posted By Admin - Thursday, March 24, 2016

The National Safety Culture Change Initiative (NSCCI) has developed three TEDx style videos to engage and educate Fire and Emergency Services personnel on the need to advocate for a culture change.

National Safety Culture Change Initiative

Posted By Admin - Wednesday, April 8, 2015

April 2015, the U.S. Fire Administration released the National Safety Culture Change Initiative study of fire and emergency service cultural aspects that contribute to occupational illnesses, injuries and fatalities.

Webinar: Hot Topics from USFA Research and Applied Technology Program

Posted By Admin - Tuesday, September 23, 2014

What is new and current in research efforts to reduce firefighter on-duty deaths and injuries? What programs are available to enhance fire safety to the public? Is there anything new in Emergency Vehicle Safety Research? What is the state of the fire service safety culture? These topics as well as the Study of Cancer Among Firefighters and Protective Equipment Thermal Protection Studies are a few topics to be presented.    Join us on Thursday, September 25, at 2:00pm ET to hear about these and other USFA research projects that...