Safety Stand Down will take place June 18-24, 2017. This event highlights critical safety, health, and survival issues for the fire and emergency services. All departments and personnel are asked to focus their attention during Safety Stand Down on safety and health education and training. This year’s theme focuses on Mayday, Self Rescue, and Rapid Intervention. Use the materials on this site to implement Safety Stand Down in your department.
Safety & Health Week Resources
The 2017 Safety Stand Down focuses on Mayday, Self Rescue, and Rapid Intervention. View training materials and resources for this theme.
The National Fire Protection Association, in coordination with the National Volunteer Fire Council and International Association of Fire Chiefs, annually hosts an online Safety Stand Down Quiz. Stay tuned for the 2017 quiz for a chance to win a Safety Stand Down challenge coin.
Adopt the Rules of Engagement for Firefighter Survival and the Incident Commander's Rules of Engagement for Firefighter Safety in your department.
All fire and EMS departments are encouraged to participate in Safety Stand Down. Resources will be available to help you implement the event in your department.