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2024 Section Awards

Do you know a fire chief, chief officer or safety officer that sets the example? A person or an entire organization that is focused on personal safety and improving the overall health of our profession? Now is your chance to recognize and promote their efforts!

The IAFC Safety, Health and Survival Section’s (SHSS) annual SHSS Awards recognize individuals within departments and entire organizations, of any size or composition, who have made a significant contribution to the overall environment of health and safety in the fire service. Take a few minutes today to nominate the people and organizations who continue to pave the way for improved safety, health, and survival in the fire service!

You do not need to be a member of the IAFC or the SHS Section to win one of these awards. We want to recognize and promote extraordinary work in the realm of health and safety regardless of your membership status.

The nomination period closes May 31 at 11:59 PM ET. Awards will be presented during the Safety, Health and Survival Section meeting at Fire-Rescue International (FRI) in August. FRI registration and associated travel will be covered for all award winners. Check the SHSS Awards page for more information on covered travel expenses.

Alan Brunacini Fire Service Executive Safety Award

MSA Safety CompanySponsored by MSA Safety, this award is presented to a chief executive officer of a fire department (of any size or composition) who has demonstrated a unique commitment to fire service health and safety.

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Billy Goldfeder Fire Service Organizational Safety Award

VFISSponsored by VFIS, this award is presented to fire service organizations (of any size or composition) and individuals that have demonstrated an outstanding commitment or significant contribution in fire service health and safety. Fire departments, public agencies, private companies or other organizations that are dedicated to the safety and survival of firefighters may be considered for this award.

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Garry Briese IAFC Safety Performance Award

WHP TrainingtowersSponsored by WHP Traingtowers, this award is presented to an IAFC SHS Section member in recognition of personal commitment and achievement in health and safety.

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For more information, contact SHS Section staff liaison Taylor Munday at tmunday@iafc.org.,/p>

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