2024 Safety Stand Down quiz on fire training fundamentals now live

May 17, 2024

Safety Stand Down campaign launches quiz

The 2024 Safety Stand Down campaign, scheduled for June 16-22, has launched its annual Safety Stand Down Sweepstakes Quiz.

The quiz, aligned with this year’s theme, “Fire Training: Back to Basics,” is designed to reinforce key messages and practices essential for effective fire training.

Organized by the International Association of Fire Chiefs’ Safety, Health & Survival Section, the National Volunteer Fire Council, the National Fire Protection Association, the Fire Department Safety Officers Association, and the International Association of Fire Fighters, the Safety Stand Down campaign focuses on responder safety concerns.

This year’s theme emphasizes the importance of foundational fire training to ensure the safety and health of firefighters and emergency responders.

Participation and rewards

Emergency services personnel are encouraged to take and promote the quiz.

Those who complete it by June 19 at 11:59 p.m. ET can enter a sweepstakes for a chance to win a limited-edition challenge coin commemorating the 2024 theme.

The quiz is available on the Safety Stand Down website at www.SafetyStandDown.org.

During Safety Stand Down week, fire departments nationwide are asked to suspend non-emergency activities to focus on fundamental fire training.

The campaign provides a full week to ensure all shifts and personnel can participate.

Leading up to the event, fire service leaders and training officers can access training materials and resources on the campaign website, with new content and updates to be added in the coming weeks.

FSJA Comment

The 2024 Safety Stand Down campaign, with its focus on “Fire Training: Back to Basics,” is an essential initiative aimed at reinforcing the fundamentals of fire training for emergency responders.

By encouraging participation in the Safety Stand Down Sweepstakes Quiz, the campaign provides a practical way to engage personnel and promote essential safety practices.

The collaboration among key fire and emergency services organizations underscores the importance of unified efforts in enhancing the safety and health of responders.

The resources provided by these organizations are invaluable in preparing for the Safety Stand Down week, ensuring that fire departments can dedicate time to essential training activities.

As the event approaches, the availability of updated training materials and information will support effective participation across various shifts and personnel, contributing to the overall success of the campaign.

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