The Oregon Safety & Health Section (OSHS) is established to promote networking and the sharing of information between Fire Service Health and Safety Officers and other training, safety and wellness personnel in the state and nation. This section will provide technical guidance and recommendations to Oregon Fire Chiefs for development, interpretation and application of OR-OSHA occupational safety and health rules, National Fire Protection Association Standards, and other safety, health and wellness issues that are applicable to emergency services.
Oregon Fire Marshals Association Section
Vision – Saving lives and reducing loss through fire prevention efforts.
Mission – The mission of the Oregon Fire Marshals Association is to support the fire service and its stakeholders by providing education and forums for discussion, addressing current fire and life safety issues, and assisting in targeted campaigns to fulfill our vision.
Values Statement – Oregon Fire Marshals Association recognizes honesty, integrity and the pursuit of excellence as core values vital to achieving our mission.
Northwest Leadership Seminar
The Northwest Leadership Seminar Mission is to provide a variety of dynamic manager training courses and leadership management seminars for public safety leader of today and tomorrow. The Northwest Leadership Seminar has been preparing and supporting primarily public sector leaders since 1970. The Seminar has gained recognition throughout the United States and Canada for its exceptional leadership and management training. The NWLS offers tremendous value for leaders dedicated to developing their leadership skills.
Emergency Medical Services
The EMS Section is a recognized sub-group of the Oregon Fire Chiefs Association. Our purpose is to promote EMS within the fire service, assist the OFCA on EMS issues, and to provide fire-based EMS with a voice.