Health and Safety

Dear South Carolina Firefighters, State Fire is gathering information to analyze the nature and culture of injury reporting in South Carolina. As such, we would appreciate your anonymous feedback by completing the statewide Frequency of Reporting Firefighter Injuries online survey. There are 21 quick questions - none
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Preparing a will is an uncomfortable reminder of our mortality and surrendering to the inevitable. According to a November 12, 2007, Forbes magazine article, a Harris Interactive survey done for lawyers.com that found that 55% of the general population had no will and those numbers are even
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The South Carolina EMS Association, South Carolina Firefighters Association, and DHEC are hosting two Emotional Trauma Life Support courses, taught by Sarah Mielke in August 2018. These unique and intuitive two-day, sixteen hour “modular” training program designed to train Emergency Responders in how to deal with
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 “Reaching Out”, Helping our Own, is a program presented by our South Carolina State Firefighters’ Association, in cooperation with the South Carolina Fire Academy, the National Fallen Firefighters’ Foundation and the South Carolina Department of Mental Health, to address the behavioral health needs of our
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