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Sunday, April 5, 2020 COVID-19: Mitigating risks, staying informed & being resilient We’re continuing to closely monitor the spread of COVID-19, and your health and safety remains a top priority Given the profound impact of the events around us, VFIS encourages you to take steps to better understand the risks associated with COVID-19. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 Please join us in welcoming Matthew Nolin to our VFIS of North Carolina Team! We are proud to announce that our newest Account Executive, Matthew Nolin, will be joining our team attending the NCAFC Mid-Winter Conference 2020. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, January 1, 20204 ways your fire department can fight back against cancer Once a silent killer, the risks of cancer to firefighters are no longer in the dark. As a part of the fire service community, you've likely seen the damage, destruction and devastation this disease can cause. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, January 1, 2020What "wellness" means for firefighters, plus 3 tips to implement a program in your fire + EMS organization. As you know, there are serious dangers for firefighters beyond responding to calls. From exposures to toxic chemicals to long hours of physically demanding work — firefighters face unique mental, physical and behavioral health risks, on and off duty. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, January 1, 2020"As if their jobs aren't dangerous enough"
How many of your crew members have undergone a full-body check for skin cancer? The reality is that every one of them should regularly have this done.
Dr. Jennifer Vickers of Sanova Dermatology said, “As if their jobs aren’t dangerous enoug... READ MORE >>
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 November 2019 VFIS of North Carolina Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Holiday Hours - With EMERGENCY claim contact information. Holiday Hours! We would like to take this opportunity to express our appreciation for your business and friendship. Sending our warm wishes for a safe and happy Holiday Season. 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 >>