Archive | 2017

Go Mediterranean and Participate in a Firefighter Health Study

Researchers from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, in coordination with the National Volunteer Fire Council, are seeking volunteer firefighters to participate in a study on the health benefits to emergency responders and their families of using the Mediterranean Diet. Participants will have access to online tools and strategies for implementing healthier eating habits to […]

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Postponed – The Annual Georgia Firefighter Memorial Service

Due to potential impact of Hurricane Irma, the Annual Georgia Firefighter Memorial Service to be held at the GPSTC is postponed until the first quarter of 2018. As more information becomes available from the GPSTC, GSFA will update its members. If you would like to view the original press release to learn more about the […]

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Henry County Fire Appreciation Golf Tournament

Saturday, November 4, 2017 Eagle’s Brook Country Club 300 Lester Mill Road Locust Grove, GA 30248     SILENT AUCTION, SINGLE PLAYER ENTRY, TEAM ENTRY, & SPONSORSHIP LEVELS REGISTRATION FORMS

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You can now support GSFA through your regular purchases by using Dynamic Pay!

With help from Dynamic Scrip Fundraising, GSFA now has a custom rebate app that functions as both a way to save money on your regular purchases through an easy-to-use rebate system, but also allows you to share part of your savings to support GSFA programs!   GSFA will use funds generated through this app to further continuing […]

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New Fire Service Conference Website

Check out the New Fire Service Conference Website!  August 22 – 26, 2017 The Classic Center Athens – Clarke County, GA Big news – there is a new Fire Service Conference website for all your 2017 Conference needs! Optimized for mobile, check agenda/scheduling, maps of the Classic Center and Athens, and contact information. Everything you need is […]

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Darrell Plank was a young firefighter

Darrell Plank was a young firefighter killed in the line of duty in May, leaving a wife and 5 small children. Now, his legacy lives on as people donate to support his family. Servants Task Force, a State of Georgia 501c3 organization, is continuing to help by donating all the proceeds from its project. They […]

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GFSTC 2016 Rules & Regulations has new proposed changes

The GFSTC 2016 Rules & Regulations has new proposed changes. These changes are to “205-1-2-.02 Minimum Requirements for Fire Departments“ in sections (4) and (5) from line 287 thru line 321. The red wording is what is proposed as additions and the blue strike-through wording is what is being proposed to remove. Jan Mathis, Administrative […]

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The George M. Lanier Fire Protection Laboratory Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The George M. Lanier Fire Protection Laboratory Ribbon Cutting Ceremony The Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC) is celebrated the official opening of their state-of-the-art fire protection laboratory, the George M. Lanier Fire Protection Laboratory. Recently, during the 46th annual Georgia Fire Safety Symposium, the lab officially opened on the GPSTC campus, led by State […]

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Upcoming Special Training from the Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance (FBHA) and NVFC

  The Georgia State Firefighters Association has partnered with the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and the Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance to offer two sessions of this behavioral health workshop. There’s no cost to attend. Space is limited and pre-registration is strongly encouraged!  Tuesday, July 18, 2017 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. or 6 p.m. […]

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GPSTC 30th Anniversary Celebration

30th GPSTC Anniversary Product Showcase DATE: SATURDAY, JULY 22, 2017 9:00AM LOCATION: GEORGIA PUBLIC SAFETY TRAINING CENTER 1000 INDIAN SPRINGS DR FORSYTH, GA, 31029 Attention all public safety manufacturers and vendors! Thousands of public safety professionals from around the Southeast will be at the first ever Public Safety Product Showcase, where the GPSTC will open their new […]

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