Nothing is more important at Fire and Emergency than keeping all our people safe and well. We know that our firefighters have an increased risk of certain types of cancer and that exposure to cancer-causing toxins is the reason for this. Read more...
Today ACC has announced they have introduced a new tool to help its Toxicology Panel assess work-related cancer claims lodged by career firefighters. Read more...
A new video and poster will help with what to look for when checking fit of Level 2 personal protective equipment.
You and your family can access help and support at any time, including over the holiday period. Contact ComCen to get in touch with your local peer supporter, or contact one of our confidential counselling services.
This is an update to the Portal news item dated 08/07/2019.
We received some great entries in the Mental Health Awareness Week photo competition, thank you to everyone who entered.
Our theme for Mental Health Awareness Week is ‘looking out for each other’. A perfect example of some of our people who do this are our peer supporters.
The Fire and Emergency theme for Mental Health Awareness week this week is ‘Looking out for each other’ and we are running a photo competition.
We are encouraging other brigades to either join in with ‘Mullets for Mental Health’ or do something else to demonstrate the Fire and Emergency theme for Mental Health Awareness Week which is ‘looking out for each other’ and send us photos.
Our updated rehabilitation commitment statement now extends to all of our Fire and Emergency New Zealand people.