Florida Firefighters Safety & Health Collaborative

The Florida Firefighters Safety & Health Collaborative is a free program to fire departments looking to enhance and maintain an effective safety committee or safety program.

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The Collaborative provides free training, protocols, and guidelines that support best practices as they relate to safety and health in the fire service. Contact us today to learn more about how you can help.
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The Florida Firefighters

Safety and Health Collaborative
The Florida Firefighters Safety & Health Collaborative is a free program to fire departments looking to enhance and maintain an effective safety committee or safety program. The Collaborative was founded in 2016 and we currently have 3 regions covering the State of Florida. These include North, Central, and South Florida regions. The Collaborative is a 501c3 non-profit organized comprised of representatives from departments across the state.

The Collaborative provides free training, protocols, and guidelines that support best practices as they relate to safety and health in the fire service.

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Standard Operating Guidelines Learn from the examples and best practices set forth by other departments.
Health & Wellness Guides Understand the impacts of your service on your physical and mental wellness.
Firefighter Cancer Prevention Raising awareness through a team approach focused on education and peer support.
Firefighter Safety Law Know the law, know your responsibilities.

Our Team

Dedicated to Prevention

Bridging Gaps

The Florida Firefighter Safety and Health Collaborative has a core team of individuals dedicated to a very clear mission: “Our commitment is to focus on firefighter safety and health by providing education, training, and sharing of best practices to minimize risks and exposure to our Florida firefighters.”
  • Christopher Bator

    Program Manager
    Southeast Florida Regional Coordinator
  • Samuel A. Eaton

    State-Regional Coordinator
    F.A.C.E. Team 
  • Vicki Sheppard

    State-Regional Co-Coordinator
    F.A.C.E. Team 
  • Jeremy Hurd

    Coordinator Mental
    Wellness Team 
  • Dustin Hawkins

    Co-Coordinator Mental
    Wellness Team 
  • Anthony Willis

    Central Florida Region
    Coordinator 
  • Tracy Hooten

    North Florida Region
    Coordinator 
  • Bert Vergara

    Health and Fitness Coordinator
    Coordinator 
Donate today and help save lives.

Our mission is clear.

The risks our brothers and sisters in the fire service face each day can have serious impacts on both their professional and personal lives. We’re positioned to bridge the gaps that can often stop our fellow firefighters from getting the help they need. Let’s work together to build a support network focused on providing education and resources to those who need it most.

The donation process is simple and secure.

While we know what needs to be done, we need your help to get there. Your support today can changes the lives of those already touched by tragedy, help us develop preventative measures for those serving today, and honor those who came before us.

Meet our partners and affiliates.

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
 
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Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance
 
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Firefighter Cancer Support Network
 
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Florida Fire Chief's Association
 
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Bureau of Firefighter Standards & Training
 
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International Association of Fire Chiefs Safety, Health and Survival Section
 
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Disclaimer

The Florida Firefighters Safety & Health Collaborative is an organization formed to provide our members shared knowledge and resources based on best practices and research available from a myriad of confirmed resources. This website serves as a vehicle to share this information. It is not the intent of our Collaborative to operate for the benefit of private interests, to sponsor or endorse ANY specific agency, vendor, manufacturer or product. Nor is it our intent to support or endorse any political candidate or campaign for elected public office.