Safety, Health and Survival Section Awards

Nominations are now open for the IAFC Safety, Health and Survival Section Awards. Is there someone at your organization, or your organization as a whole that should be recognized? Take a moment to nominate an organization or an individual that has made a meaningful contribution to the overall health and safety in their organization and/or… Continue reading Safety, Health and Survival Section Awards

Pumpkin Carving Safety

Carving a pumpkin is a Halloween tradition.  However, many people seriously injure themselves pumpkin carving by accidentally cutting their hands or wrists. When carving a pumpkin you should not use an oversized knife or razor blade.  Instead use a knife that is specifically made for pumpkin carving (it should look like a small saw).  While… Continue reading Pumpkin Carving Safety

FY 2008 FP&S Grants Application Period Announced

Official Press Release Application Period to Open: Fiscal Year 2008 Fire Prevention and Safety Grants The Department of Homeland Security has posted the FY2008 Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Grants Program Guidance. The application period is scheduled to begin on February 2, 2009 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). Applications for these grants must… Continue reading FY 2008 FP&S Grants Application Period Announced