Fire Department Resources2020-09-01T19:50:51-07:00

Fire Department Resources

Firefighter health and fitness is a top priority in the Fire Service today. They are each a top priority for us here at TACFIT Firefighter, too. We’re here to help you create the best life for you and the firefighting peers you work with and represent.

Explore what TACFIT Firefighter has developed for individuals, single and multiple fire departments and over-arching agencies.

FIREFIGHTER GEAR

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agency fitness programs

You can also learn more about our TACFIT Certification for Peer Fitness Trainers and our “Coming soon” lanches of specific program for CPATs, Recruits, Probation personnel and Experienced Firefighter programs at our Firefighter Workouts page.

More Resources to Your Health

As you develop and implement your comprehensive Firefighter Health and Wellness Program, it must address the following:

  • Medical Screening/Cardiac Health/General Health
  • Physical Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription
  • Functional Movement Screening/Proactive Injury Prevention/Rehab/PT
  • Job Specific Work Capacity Evaluation (CPAT Pre-Employment/Incumbent Firefighters)
  • Mental/Emotional Health Assessment and Support
  • Cancer Prevention Strategies
  • Monitoring/Data Collection – Strain/Total Training Load/Sleep/Recovery/Other

Here is a list of resources that may help when putting together a central wellness resource for firefighters:

National Fire Protection Association Standards (NFPA):
1500: Standard on Fire Department Occupational Safety, Health, and Wellness Program
1582: Standard on Comprehensive Occupational Medical Program for Fire Departments
1583: Standard on Health-Related Fitness Programs for Fire Department Members

Firefighter Fitness and Wellness Resources
IAFF/IAFC Wellness-Fitness Initiative
IAFF Peer Fitness Trainer
FEMA – Firefighter Health, Wellness, and Fitness
Assistance to Firefighter Grants (AFG) – Firefighter Safety
Everyone Goes Home
Fire Department Safety Officers Association
California Center for Functional Medicine

Firefighter Cardiac Health
Skidmore College First Responder Research Lab

Firefighter Mental/Emotional Health
Peer Support
Safe Call Now
Code 4 Northwest

Firefighter Cancer Prevention
Firefighter Cancer Support
WSCFF Healthy In/Healthy Out

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