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2024 Annual NSFA Member Meeting to Be Held Via Zoom

June 22, 2024 @ 9AMVia Zoom It was with heavy hearts that we announced the cancellation of the Nevada State Firefighter’s Association’s 89th Annual Fire Training Conference, which was to be held in Lovelock, Nevada. This event, a cherished tradition for nearly nine decades, has been a cornerstone of our community, fostering camaraderie, professional development, […]

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Understanding the Impact of OSHA’s Proposed Emergency Response Standard on Volunteer Departments

What Does OSHA’s Proposed Emergency Response Standard Mean to Your Fire Department? OSHA is proposing a new Emergency Response Standard to replace the existing Fire Brigades Standard. This proposed standard imposes numerous requirements that would be infeasible for many volunteer fire departments to comply with. Below is a summary of some of these requirements and […]

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Important Announcement regarding Conference

After much consideration and discussion with the host city, it is with great disappointment that we will not be able to proceed with the 89th Annual NSFA Training conference in Lovelock this year. Due to very low registrations and our valued partnerships with our vendors and the Nevada State Fire Marshal Training Division, it was […]

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The Proposed OSHA Emergency Response Standard

JUST IN: The comment period for the proposed OSHA Emergency Response Standard has been extended to July 22. Use this as an opportunity to let OSHA know how the standard would impact your department, BEFORE it’s adopted! Some next steps you can take include:

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2024 Annual Membership Meeting Agenda

Here is the agenda for tomorrow’s membership meeting. If you have not already registered to join the meeting via Zoom, you can do so here: Register for Zoom Meeting Meeting Agenda – June 22, 2024 0900 – Call to Order Introduction of NSFA Board of Directors Introduction of NSFA Ex-Officio Board Members Introduction of Guest […]

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NSFA Training Classes @ 89th Annual Conference

Seconds FLAT This is a H.O.T (hands on training) where our instructors showcase the extreme ease and versatility of flat load hose deployment. If your department is currently using the flat load or you are interested in exploring the option and simplicity of this versatile load, this class is for you. The H&H cadre will […]

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Frequently Asked Questions about the OSHA Proposed Rule

Disclaimer: We have received several requests for a 30,000-foot view of what would be required for an Agency Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) to comply with the proposed 1910.156 standard. While this list is not comprehensive, it is our best understanding of what would be required under the standard if adopted, as written, today. Please pay special […]

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EMS CEU’s added as additional training @ NSFA 2024

Instructors Jamie Carlson : Jamie Carlson is a highly accomplished and dedicated individual with a rich history in the field of Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Her passion for EMS dates back to her childhood, where she was exposed to the world of emergency care. Even as a young child, Jamie could be found riding in […]

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NSFA Awards Deadline Extension

The NSFA board of directors has decided to extend the application deadline for the 2024 Department of the year, Fire Instructor of the year and EMS Instructor of the year. See the letter below.

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NVFC Webinar: Update from OSHA on the Proposed Emergency Response Standard

May 9, 2024 11:00 AM Pacific On February 5, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published the proposed new Emergency Response Standard, and the public has until June 21 to provide comments. If adopted as is, this proposed standard would bring immense challenges to volunteer departments, and some may even be forced to shut down. […]