VCOS partnered with IAFC's Safety, Health and Survival Section and the NVFC to create a new report focusing on best practices to minimize injuries and deaths while using privately owned vehicles (POVs) for ESO responses.
VCOS NewsIAFC, NVFC Release Report on POV Safety for ESO Responses
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The Connecticut Fire Chiefs Association Announces the Kick-Off of the Everyday Hero Recruitment Campaign
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Piperton Fire Department
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Communicating Your Passion Webinar
TAMPA 2 Report: Carrying the Safety Message into the Future
SOPs/SOGsLet’s Make a Difference: Best Practices to Minimize Injuries and Deaths while Using Privately Owned Vehicles (POVs) for ESO Responses
Compensation for Educational and Training Programs - PDF
LODD Guidelines (Denton, TX) - PDF
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Volunteer and Combination Officers Section of the IAFC
VCOS's mission is to provide chief officers who manage volunteers within a volunteer or combination fire, rescue or EMS delivery system with information, education, services and representation to enhance their professionalism.