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Codes and Standards

Codes and Standards

Create safer communities by implementing and enforcing codes and standards as created by a national consensus process, especially in the WUI and under-served and vulnerable populations in rural and urban areas; and provide affordable and fire-safe housing.

EV and Energy Transition

EV and Energy Transition

Articulate the need for the fire service to lead and inform the discussion on the fire safety of lithium-ion batteries and other alternative energy sources within our communities, at all levels of government, and with industry partners.

Impact of Climate Change

Impact of Climate Change

Prepare all firefighters for the climate-driven increase in wildfires in the wildland-urban interface (WUI) and in rural and suburban communities by providing them with the proper training and equipment.

Fire Service Recruitment and Retention

Fire Service Recruitment and Retention

Invest in recruitment and retention initiatives and incentives to address the shortage of firefighters and make the fire service more diverse and inclusive.

Firefighter Cancer

Firefighter Cancer

Establish a comprehensive firefighter cancer strategy that invests in research, provides access to cancer screening for firefighters, and reduces and eliminates PFAS exposure.

Whole-of-Government Approach

Whole-of-Government Approach

Employ a proactive and fully resourced whole-of-government approach, with significant involvement by the fire service, to address threats — including fire — to the health and safety of our nation’s population.

Summit Speakers

U.S. Fire Administrator’s Summit on Fire Prevention and Control 2023

The U.S. Fire Administration will host the Summit on Fire Prevention and Control and will have the following industry leaders presenting at the event scheduled for October, 10th 2023.

Agenda

Tuesday, October 10, 2023 All Events will be held in Building E Auditorium Note: Topics, Speakers, and Times Subject to Change. All times listed in Eastern Time Zone/United States 7:00 – 8:30 am Breakfast in Dining Hall  Visit with Sponsors and Partnering Organizations 7:00 – 8:30 am 8:45 am All attendees in their seats 8:45 […]