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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A grateful thank you to the Florida Fire Chief Foundation who presented the FFSHC with $5,000 to support our mission. The FFSHC was proud to assist in the planning committee for the FFCA Safety & Health Conference as well as presenting the Clinician Awareness Course at the conference. The conference was a huge success with renowned speakers on firefighter cancer prevention, health & fitness, firefighter safety, and mental wellness.

Many thanks to the leadership and personnel of Ten 8 Fire Equipment, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, our FFSHC FACE Team and the Firefighter Cancer Support Network, Florida Chapter. Of course the many fire departments on the west coast and those that traveled from as far away as the Panhandle and Palm Beach County Florida.  With a special thanks to Southern Manatee Fire Department who helped coordinate much of the effort.

This places the State of Florida in a leading role nationally with a high bar of providing 4550 decontamination buckets to as many suppression apparatus and training facilities covering the state.

On October 24 members of our FFSHC team were honored to present at Orange County Fire Authority in California at the Behavioral Health Conference.

Presentation by Kimberly Lightley,  US Forestry wildland Firefighter and her story of survival at Storm King Mountain is absolutely amazing and inspirational.

(Ret) FDNY Chief Krebbs and Frank Ungaro  shared their role after 9-11 and how this call continues to effect the members of the FDNY.

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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.

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