According to the National Fire Protection Association, a firefighter injury occurs approximately every 8 minutes—and about 30 percent of those injuries result in lost time.
Reducing firefighter injuries and illnesses is carried out at a tactical level—the specific actions and decisions firefighters take throughout their shift. But the foundation for this reduction lies much deeper, in the policies that define the organization’s culture.
This free white paper outlines six key policy and training areas public safety leaders and risk managers can focus on to impact worker’s compensation claims and improve firefighter safety.
Download it today to learn how your department can address the root causes of firefighter illness and injury.