TITLE

Fire Commission Teaches 'Courage'

PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Aug2005, Vol. 49 Issue 8, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Pennsylvania State Fire Commissioner's Office, in coordination with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF), has created a new no-holds-barred course to reduce firefighter fatalities that is touring the state. "The Courage to be Safe: Everyone Goes Home" is a course focusing specifically on what is killing firefighters in Pennsylvania and across the nation. Pennsylvania is the first state to commit to a statewide program to implement the 16 life-safety initiatives set forth by the NFFF, and with good reason. State Fire Commissioner Edward Mann said the new class takes off the gloves, driving home a firefighter's personal responsibility for safety like no class has before.
ACCESSION #
18034805

 

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