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Wednesday, August 28, 2019Watercraft Preparation We encourage all boat owners in Dorian’s path to act now to haul out their boats and secure them in accordance with normal and prudent hurricane preparation standards. While no plan is foolproof and everything is highly dependent on the storm, we hope that the following advice will be helpful. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 Cancer Prevention: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Decontamination Firefighters face numerous hazards while performing in the line of duty; and, the risks of severe and potentially fatal injuries from the dangerous conditions at a fire scene are well documented. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, July 24, 2019New VFISu classes are now available! We’ve added new classes to the VFIS educational offerings that cover some familiar topics and perhaps some not-so-familiar topics to help you develop best practices and keep your team safe. 116 - PRIVATELY OWNED VEHICLE (POV) OPERATIONS - ANSWERING THE CALL SAFELY READ MORE >>
Monday, July 22, 2019The National Safety Council and Emergency Responder Safety Institute have released new information on distracted drivers and emergency scenes. Each year, thousands die in distracted driving crashes. First responders not only respond to these incidents, but they’re READ MORE >>
Thursday, June 13, 2019 SAFETY STAND DOWN 2019 Safety Stand Down Week will take place from June 17-21 this year. Fire departments are encouraged to suspend all non-emergency activity during this time to focus on training and education related to this year’s theme: Reduce Your Exposure: It’s Everyone’s Responsibility READ MORE >>
Friday, May 10, 2019"Our job is to protect them." It could be said that exceptional friendships inspired the birth of VFIS, and that, over the past 50 years, the steadfast foundation of these relationships has remained the driving force behind our incredible accomplishments and successes. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, May 8, 2019Do you enjoy using a golf cart around your neighborhood? For going to the pool? Taking the kids trick-or-treating? Do you keep a golf cart at the beach or at the lake? What if your golf cart gets stolen - or flooded? Is your golf cart licensed for road use? Do you let others borrow it? READ MORE >>
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 Your personal umbrella policy: Increased policy limits…and more By Bill Taylor Accidents involving common, everyday activities may result in a worst-case scenario. Being held legally liable for injury to another person or damage to their property could exhaust your home or personal auto policy liability limits, and cause financial ruin to your family. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Everybody in the pool! Safely
By Joel LaFrange
Play it safe at the pool. Practice “touch supervision,” keeping children within arm’s length.
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), an average of 390 drowning deaths occur annually among children ag... READ MORE >>
Wednesday, May 8, 2019We found this excellent article via FireEngineering.com on having the courage to clean your turnout gear and helmet even though the rest of the firehouse may not be doing so. It is an excellent reminder of taking responsibility, being a leader, and being proactive in avoiding dangerous exposures to your health and family. READ MORE >>