In an effort to ensure that our customers receive the most current information available, we provide the below links to documents, webinars and videos. If you find something that should be included that will help others perform their duties safely, please let us know.
Lavender Report: Best Practices for Preventing Firefighter Cancer (August 2018)
Guide to Cancer Prevention Through PPE
Personal Safety for Firefighters
The Firefighter Cancer Support Network (FCSN) developed a white paper documenting cancer in the fire service and published "What Immediate Actions Can I Take To Protect Myself". We thought it an important part of firefighters' personal approach to safety and have provided a link here for easy reference. We hope you find these eleven points useful and can easily employ them in your daily activities. Keep safe!
Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG)
The primary goal of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant is to meet the firefighting and emergency response needs of fire departments and non-affiliated emergency medical service organizations. Since 2001, AFG has helped firefighters and other first responders to obtain critically needed equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles, training and other resources needed to protect the public and emergency personnel from fire and related hazards.
Click here for application guidance materials and more details.
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
The NFPA is a global nonprofit organization devoted to eliminating death, injury, property and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards. NFPA delivers information and knowledge through more than 300 consensus codes and standards, research, training, education, outreach and advocacy; and by partnering with others who share an interest in furthering their mission. Please visit their website here for exceptional resources.
In addition, please visit Firefighters Bookstore ; also an exceptional resource to easily purchase the latest updates on both NFPA Codes and International Codes.
Heavy Rescue & Vehicle Extrication Training
All PXT courses are designed to meet or exceed NFPA and DPSST standards. The foundation of the PXT philosophy is based on the World Rescue Organization (WRO) and Transportation Emergency Rescue Committee (TERC).
For more details and pricing, contact PXT:
253-381-0213 | 206-799-5441
The PXT Team