If you are in crisis, please call our 24-hour peer support hotline: 888-784-6634.

IAFC Health Checklist

The purpose of this document is to assist the healthcare provider in the evaluation, treatment, and ongoing surveillance of the health and wellness of firefighters. The recommendations in this document are supported by ongoing clinical research of firefighters’ health and by the extensive experience and expertise of the providers caring for them.

Firefighter Health in the News

Care 2 – How to Deal With Stress Before it Becomes a Problem

Firehouse – The Dangers of Sleep Deprivation

Medium – Firefighters Are Not Machines; They Need Sleep

Lexipol – 3 Tactics for Combatting Firefighter PTSD

Fire Rescue Magazine – Building a Functional Fitness 

Program: Firefighter Fitness and Health

Fire Engineering – Health and Fitness: Four Fundamentals of Firefighter Functional Fitness

San Diego Union Tribune – Firefighters focus on clean air, bodies and gear to try to cut cancer risk

Firefighter Toolbox – 3 Ways Firefighters can Reduce the Chance of a Back Injury

IAFF Recovery Center – Compassion Fatigue: When Caring Hurts

Peer Support Forms

Digliani FF Peer Support Manual PDF

The Sign and Post-it Proudly Initiative

Peer Support Request Form

Peer Evaluation Form

Other Programs

Firefighter Cancer Support Network newsletter

Share the Load

Code Green Campaign

Sons of the Flag

Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors

National Fallen Firefighter’s Foundation

Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance

Rosecrance Florian Program

Everyone Goes Home

Fire Hero Learning Network

National Volunteer Fire Counsel