Our updated rehabilitation commitment statement now extends to all of our Fire and Emergency New Zealand people.
We’re working to develop health standard checks to help everyone stay safe, healthy and well. These checks will help us pick up any health concerns early and ensure timely access to appropriate support and treatment services if needed.
Find out the New Zealand Firefighters Welfare Christmas office hours and who to contact
We want to remind all Fire and Emergency personnel that we have published information on the Portal to provide advice about PFAS exposure related to use of Class B firefighting foam.
The safety and wellbeing of our people is important - if you suffer a work-related injury, we have support options to make it easier for you to recover and return to work.This is a reminder of the injury and rehabilitation services that we provide for employees and volunteers at Fire and Emergency.
Safe@Work, a new safety, health and wellbeing tool that allows Fire and Emergency NZ personnel to easily record injuries, near misses, illnesses or wellbeing concerns, will be piloted shortly in selected areas of Region 4.
Monday 07 to Sunday 13 May is New Zealand Sign Language Week.
A new app – GoodSAM (Good Smartphone Activated Medics) – is officially being launched at the New Zealand Resuscitation Conference in Wellington. The app allows medically trained people to sign up so they can be alerted and respond to suspected cardiac arrests occurring close to them, when they’re not otherwise on duty.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand wants to remind you that it’s OK to ask for help if you find yourself struggling with stress or other psychological wellbeing issues, and help is available. Read here for more information.
Free flu vaccines will be available for all Fire and Emergency NZ personnel from mid April.