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Jan 24, 2023

Evolutions in vehicle construction and safety, changes in procedures for PPE, emergency lighting, securing portable equipment and new training needs (to name a few), have altered the landscape of emergency response over the years. In this roundtable discussion, we hear from members of the VFIS Client Risk Solutions team...


Jan 10, 2023

Who is responsible for making HR decisions in your organization?  In this episode, we talk about the ever-changing field of Human Resources and how it applies to emergency services. Glatfelter’s Suzanne McConkey, Vice President of Human Resources, and Sara Spangler, Manager of Talent Acquisition and Engagement, join...


Dec 27, 2022

Intentional or unintentional, wrongdoing or a mistake made within an ESO makes for a bold headline. The vast majority of emergency responders set out to do the right thing; but that doesn’t necessarily mean the same thing as being compliant. In this episode, we’re joined by VFIS Education Specialist Justin...


Dec 13, 2022

Be at the top of your game by following your organization’s policies and procedures. Dave Bradley and the VFIS team look back on what they wish they knew when serving as responders — including the importance of having an increased focus on driver training, burnout and fatigue in the workforce, best practices...


Nov 29, 2022

Volunteer recruitment and retention are among the top issues facing volunteer Fire and EMS organizations. In this episode with Rick Gurba, VFIS Director of Education and Training, we talk about the difference between these two separate functions and discuss a unique way to address these issues within emergency...