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Safety Stand Down: Fire Training – Back To Basics

Jun 18, 2024: This week is Firefighter Safety Stand Down, and fire departments are encouraged to suspend non-emergency operations to focus on training and education relating to this year’s theme – Fire...
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NVFC Testifies to Congress Regarding OSHA’s Emergency Response Standard and Develops One-Pager to Assist with Public Comments

Jun 18, 2024: On June 4, the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) testified before the House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee’s Subcommittee on Emergency Management and Technology regarding the...
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Take the NVFC Survey on OSHA’s Proposed Emergency Response Standard

Jun 18, 2024: The NVFC is seeking to understand the wide-ranging impact the proposed OSHA Emergency Response Standard would have on volunteer departments across the U.S. We need your help! If you have not yet taken...
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Serving the Whole Community: Including LGBTQ+ Populations in Your Department & Community Outreach

Jun 18, 2024: Practical tips for diversity, equity, and inclusion in your community Source: FEMA Office of Community and Faith Partnerships The Human Rights Campaign Foundation has reported that an estimated 20...
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Putting Out the Fire: Stress Resilience Strategies

Jun 18, 2024: Stress is an underlying risk factor that affects a majority of the population, but especially first responders. This NVFC course discusses the types of stressors that most commonly affect firefighters...
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Special Opportunities Available for Volunteer Fire Departments

Jun 18, 2024: The NVFC regularly works with our partners to offer special grant, giveaway, and scholarship opportunities to members of the volunteer fire, EMS, and rescue community. The application period is...
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