June 16-22 International Fire & EMS Safety & Health Week
ICISF in Supporting
International Fire & EMS Safety & Health Week
The International Association of Fire
Chiefs and the National Volunteer Fire Council are sponsoring a week long
event to call attention to the importance of the safety and health of
Fire and EMS training and education.
Given our mission of providing
leadership, education, training, consultation, and support services in
comprehensive crisis intervention and disaster behavioral health services
to the emergency response professions, other organizations, and
communities worldwide, ICISF is pleased to offer its support of this
very important effort.
This year's international effort will
capture the importance of responders taking responsibility for looking
out for their own and each other's mental and physical well-being.
Participating departments are encouraged to develop a week-long training
program that focuses on a variety of issues that address their specific
needs and environment.
A major focus of the international
campaign will be behavioral
health issues, a topic that many still see as taboo in the
hard-charging world of emergency response, but many departments are
Please join us in supporting this
event by visiting the website for International
Fire and EMS Safety and Health Week, where you will find an
assortment of resources, including materials
you can use in your own department or agency to promote and focus on
responder health and safety. The resources include a list of activities
that you can implement during this special event.
Thank you for all that you do to
support the well-being of the first responders in your community.
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