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Your Action Needed to Help Save AFG and SAFER!

Feb 13, 2024: Has your department received much-needed funding for equipment or recruitment from the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) and Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grants?...
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OSHA’s Emergency Response Standard Update Threatens Volunteer Fire Departments

Feb 13, 2024: On December 21, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced that it will issue a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to modernize the agency’s “Fire Brigades” standard....
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Apply for an Assistance to Firefighters Grant to Support Department Necessities

Feb 13, 2024: The application period for the FY 2023 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) is now open. These grants provide funding to fire departments for needed resources such as equipment, gear, vehicles, and...
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The Resilient First Responder

Feb 13, 2024: There has been a lot of buzz in the last few years about “resilience.” Yet what does it mean for the fire service? Resilience is not about numbing away or ignoring our stress reactions. Rather it...
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Fire Service Ethics

Feb 13, 2024: The fire service is a respected institution that has earned a positive reputation and the public’s trust. To maintain that status, fire departments must understand ethics and be willing to adopt...
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Your Feedback Needed: Take the NVFC Health & Safety Survey

Feb 13, 2024: The NVFC is conducting a survey to measure the influence of our health and safety programming. The survey should take no more than 10 minutes to complete and will be used to help increase the...
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