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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Firefighter Safety


The Florida Firefighter Safety and Health Collaborative (FFSHC) strives to improve overall firefighter safety through safer workplace practices, emergency response procedures, and emergency incident scene safety. We will work with industry, researchers and fire service leaders to ensure firefighter safety remains the central focus in the decision-making process. By identifying both emergency incident hazards and workplace hazards, to eliminate them or reduce the risk of exposure, injury or even death. The death of a Firefighter is devastating and places an emotional toll on Firefighters, there families and will significantly impact the organization. Injuries, illnesses, exposures and fatalities can be avoided through the implementation of effective safety and health programs that meet NFPA 1500 and Florida's Firefighter Safety Laws.


The statement “If it is predicable it is preventable” is the constant theme in firefighter safety and we must continuously strive to make sure everyone goes home. 

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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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