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Content referenced on is sourced from various ESO-related organizations and subject matter experts such as the U.S. Fire Administration, the Center for Public Safety Excellence, International Fire Service Training Association, National High Traffic Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, and VFIS. Content is also contributed by individual subject matter experts both from within VFIS and without.

VFIS has agreements in place to provide vetted content from the following organizations:

United States Fire Administration
Providing national leadership to foster a solid foundation for our fire and emergency services stakeholders in prevention, preparedness and response
Volunteer and Combination Officers Section
Providing chiefs and 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.
Drexel University
Center for Firefighter Injury Research and Safety Trends (FIRST)
VFIS team is staffed by active fire, rescue & EMS personnel with over 400 years of combined emergency services experience
Cumberland Valley Volunteer Fireman's Association (CVVFA)
Cumberland Valley Volunteer Fireman's Association provides for the general fire service improvement in the states of DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV
The National Fallen Firefighter's Foundation (NFFF)
The National Fallen Firefighter's Foundation honors and remembers America's fallen fire heros and provides resources to their families
NFA EFO Research
National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer program research papers studying fire industry topics
International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA)
International Fire Service Training Association provide service training materials
National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC)
The National Volunteer Fire Council is the leading nonprofit membership association representing the interests of the volunteer fire, EMS, and rescue services. The NVFC serves as the voice of the volunteer in the national arena and provides invaluable resources, programs, education, and advocacy for first responders across the nation.
Occupational and Safety Health Administration
US Dept of Labor
United States Department of Labor
Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance
Cribs for Kids
Cribs for Kids provides education to parents and caregivers on safe sleep and provides cribs to families in need
Safe Kids Worldwide
Safe Kids Worldwide
National High Traffic Safety Administration
United States Department of Transportation
National Fire Protection Association
Federal Emergency Management Agency Emergency Management Institute
Federal Emergency Management Agency National Training & Education Division
Responder Safety
Responder Safety Learning Network is committed to reducing deaths and injuries to America's emergency responders
Department of Homeland Security
King of Prussia Volunteer Fire Company
US DOT Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
National Rural health Association
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Federation of Fire Chaplains
Federation of Fire Chaplains
FF Cancer Support Network
Firefighter Cancer Support Network
Fire Near Miss
Fire Near Miss
First Responder Center for Excellence
Firemen's Association State of Pennsylvania (FASP)
The Firemen's Association State of Pennsylvania exists for the general improvement of the fire service throughout the state; to provide protection to disabled fire fighters and to those dependent upon, through legislation enactment; to open discussion upon the best manner and means for the fighting of fires and public fire safety education; to promote the organization of fire companies and fire departments in communities in need of such protection, and encourage a fraternal friendship among fire fighters.
Responder Wipes
Uniquely Formulated Wipes Developed for Firefighters to Remove the Risk

A portion of material referenced on has been developed with Federal funding or other public funding sources and has been placed in the public domain. references this material with links through to the original source websites. Resources developed through public funds are determined by VFIS to be in the public domain when posted and made available, without restriction, on government websites.  

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