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.
Forging innovative ideas to help those who help so many others.
We lock arms together today to save one another tomorrow and ensure the health, safety, and well-being of generations to come.
Collaborating to build greater unity, trust, and efficiency.
We’re working together to throw open doors and welcome new ideas, techniques, and technologies that make sure our brothers and sisters go home safely.
Finding better solutions to improve the health of our teams.
We understand the hidden dangers that are faced every day by those who serve and aim to help generate valuable preventative measures.
The Florida Firefighters Safety & Health Collaborative is a FREE Program to Fire Departments looking to enhance, and maintain an effective Safety Committee and/or Safety Program. The Collaborative was founded in 2016 and is a 501c3 non-profit organization.
We currently have 5 regions covering the State of Florida. Northwest Florida, Northeast Florida, Central Florida, Southwest Florida and Southeast Florida. We are currently working with depts. in the Tampa area (Central West Florida Region), our goal is to add regions in the Keys in the near future.
In each region Firefighters, Safety Officers, Chief Officers, Fire Chiefs and Safety and Health advocates meet quarterly to share policies, procedures, best practices and resources on Firefighter Safety and health issues. All the regions in Florida work together through the FFSHC to create consistency and sharing of resources and best practices throughout the state.
The FFHSC incorporates several topics; all aimed at improving Firefighter safety and health with a focus on: Firefighter cancer prevention, emotional and mental wellness, health & physical fitness and, safety on all emergency incidents.
We have multiple Safety & Health advocates that have endorsed and support our program such as:
This program is the bridge that has been built to close the gaps between Departments and Organizations and most importantly, their Firefighters.