Health and Wellness in the Fire Service

One of the highest priorities in fire departments is firefighter health and wellness. While it may be easier to follow safety regulations such as OSHA and standards such as NFPA, building a culture of well-being can be challenging. Firefighters that do not properly manage their health may be more susceptible to a debilitating illnesses or injury down the road. Departments need to adopt wellness and prevention programs to provide ways for firefighters to manage their health. Healthy firefighters often lead to higher morale, increased productivity, and lower healthcare costs. In this Smart Firefighting virtual chat, you will hear from top industry leaders about best practices, available resources, and success stories around the country.