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17th Annual Truman Legacy Symposium
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Watch Highlights of the 17th Annual Truman Legacy Symposium

72-years, to the day, after President Harry S. Truman appeared before his 1947 National Conference on Fire Prevention, fire service leaders and others again gathered to discuss many of the same important issues. This time, as part of the annual Truman Legacy Symposium in Florida.

17th Annual Truman Legacy Symposium
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Watch Kickoff of Harry S. Truman Legacy Symposium & Truman Fire Forum

Last night fire service leaders and others were welcomed to Harry S. Truman’s Little White House in Florida to kick-off the 17th Annual Truman Legacy Symposium and Truman Fire Forum. Here are the highlights.

2019 High School Fire & EMS Cadet Program Symposium
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NFFF to Host the National High School Fire & EMS Cadet Program Symposium

The Symposium, the first event of its kind, will be held July 10-12, 2019, and will empower cadet programs with the tools they need to maximize their learning outcomes.

17th Annual Truman Legacy Symposium
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Announcing the 17th Annual Harry S. Truman Legacy Symposium – a Partnership of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and the Key West Harry S. Truman Foundation

The 17th Annual Harry S. Truman Legacy Symposium will be held on May 5-6, 2019, on the historic grounds of the Harry S. Truman Little White House in Key West, Florida.

National Burn Awareness Week
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National Burn Awareness Week Raises Awareness and Prevents Burn Injuries

National Burn Awareness Week is February 3 – 9, 2019. The week raises awareness about fire safety and prevention to help lower the number of burn injuries.

Cadet Program
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Are you part of a High School Fire or EMS Cadet program?

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is planning the 2019 High School Fire and EMS Cadet Program Symposium and have developed a survey to identify specific areas of interest.
» Take the Survey

Improve Firefighter Cardiac Health
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NFFF Asks Your Support to Improve Firefighter Cardiac Health

Dr. Denise Smith and her team are conducting a brief survey to better understand the incidence of various cardiovascular conditions in the fire service.
» Improve FF Cardiac Health – Take the Survey

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Stakeholders Meet to Discuss Firefighter Life Safety Initiative #11

Attendees in Columbus encouraged the development of an NFPA standard that will organize and bring structure to response policies in fire departments across the nation, noting that one of the causal factors often cited in preventable line-of-duty deaths is the lack of a policy or procedure in place or the failure to follow an existing policy.

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Responding to Violent Incidents Training Program Announced

Responding to Violent Incidents Training is one-hour, self-paced program provides participants with best practices gleaned from fire departments across the country and provides recommendations in-line with NFPA 3000™ (PS) Standard for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response Program.

Everyone Goes Home® in the Wildland
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Wildland Firefighters Want to be Sure Everyone Goes Home®

Wildland firefighters from around the country say the status quo about safety must change. Too many wildland firefighters are dying and getting hurt.

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Make Health, Safety and Wellness Your Department’s Priority

The September issue of Firehouse Magazine features the 2018 Fire Service Health and Safety Report. This 32-page supplement emphasizes the value of a progressive, safety-focused fire service culture, and provides information and resources to help firefighters implement the 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives.

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Experts Agree National Standards for Fire Service Emergency Response Policies Will Improve Firefighters Safety

In May 2018, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation gathered 30 fire service subject matter experts to evaluate and discuss Firefighter Life Safety Initiative #11: National standards for emergency response policies should be developed and championed.