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Safety & Loss Control

Every dollar spent to compensate for an avoidable loss is a dollar which might better have been used. We provide our members with access to the most professional loss control representatives who have expertise in the operations of first responders.

Here’s a sample of services provided to our members AT NO ADDITIONAL COST:


Individual Loss Control On-Site Surveys

Each member receives an annual visit to monitor and reduce liability and/or exposure to loss.


Customized Loss Control Plans

Members can request special risk and loss control survey visits to address specific exposures.


Targeted Consultation Services

Members enjoy loss control efforts that address site-specific issues such as Return to Work/Modified Duty, Accident Repeaters, high severity claims, and high frequency claims.

Safety Team Meetings

Safety and loss control staff are available to attend safety team meetings where they will observe, evaluate, and consult on issues of importance to the members.

Employment Practices Liability Helpline

Toll free and online access to employment law attorneys that are available to answer your District’s specific questions from hiring and termination situations, to FMLA, ADA, exempt/non-exempt, harassment, discrimination, and more.

Education and Training

FIRST members have access to education and training at NO ADDITIONAL COST including:

  • Access to the MEL Safety Institute, which provides government required training sessions, workshops and seminars. Over 1,200 different classes are regularly scheduled throughout the state. Site-specific classes can be set up at the member's own venue.  

  • Online and conventional video library  

  • Online Human resources website, which includes current HR information updates, forms and posters, and sample Human Resource policies and more! (including online access to Employment Law Attorneys) 

  • Safety posters and materials

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