The Safety Program oversees the Departmentís
Collision Review Program and Injury Investigation. This includes
data collection and aggregated data dissemination.
The Wellness and Fitness Program is coordinated
by Captain Bryan Russell. This program is designed to provide a
comprehensive medical physical evaluation of each member assigned to
the Emergency Response Bureau. A fitness evaluation is also included
for each member. The purpose of the program is to reduce
injuries through increased levels of physical fitness, providing
early detection and treatment of serious medical conditions, and to
promote an increased level of overall health and fitness. The
ultimate desired outcome of the program is to ensure firefighters
are prepared physically to perform their jobs safely and
The Respiratory Protection Program is coordinated
by Lieutenant James Hunter. This program is currently tasked with
the maintenance of the Departmentís Self Contained Breathing
Apparatus (SCBA) inventory. This includes ensuring continued
compliance with state and federal regulatory requirements.
Additionally, the program coordinator is responsible for oversight
and maintenance of the Departmentís thermal imaging cameras.