Please support protections against occupational cancer

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Brad Clark named Virginia Career Firefighter of the Year via @cbs6

Mark your calendar for Virginia's annual statewide tornado drill on Tuesday, March 19 at 9:45 a.m. Register your workplace, school or household at and develop your tornado preparedness plan by reviewing the tornado guide at

Ambulance crashes are a major safety concern for EMS workers and their patients. NIOSH engineers worked with the @dhsscitech and other agencies to reduce and eliminate crash-related injuries and deaths to EMS workers and patients. #EngineersWeek

Prince William County’s proposed $3.19B budget keeps tax rate flat, includes public safety increases via @insidenova

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The IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery is a one-of-a-kind addiction treatment facility specializing in PTSD for IAFF members – and IAFF members only – who are struggling with addiction, PTSD other related behavioral health challenges to receive the help they need in taking the first steps toward recovery. It is a safe haven for members to talk with other members who have faced or overcome similar challenges.

Who are we?

Chartered in 1955, the Virginia Professional Fire Fighters (VPFF) is an association of local unions representing over 8, 000 International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) members across the Commonwealth of Virginia.

VPFF members provide fire protection and emergency medical services to 70% of Virginia’s population.  As well, VPFF members provide these and other specialized services at several of Virginia’s major airports and military installations.  VPFF members are fire fighters, fire officers, fire inspectors, fire investigators, hazardous materials specialists, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, training instructors, water rescue specialists, and 911 dispatchers.