2017 Safety Symposium

Apr 4 - Wednesday, April 5, 2017
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

George Washington Masonic National Memorial
101 Callahan Drive
Alexandria, VA 22301

Contact: Tim Schaible
(202) 962-3261


(U.S. Army/Flickr)

The Health and Safety Subcommittee of the COG Fire Chiefs Committee presents the COG 2017 Safety Symposium. The event will occur on Tuesday, April 4 and Wednesday, April 5 at 8am-4pm on each day (registration opens at 7am). There is no cost to attend this event.

Tuesday, April 4 General Sessions

  • War on Silence - Mental Health & Suicide, Presented by Monique Rose
  • Taking Care of Your Heart, Presented by Dr. Donald Stewart
  • Navigating the NFPA 1851, Presented by Tom Miller
  • "Bite" into a Healthy Lifestyle, Presented by Nicole Brown
  • Medic Down - When Violence Erupts, Presented by Robin Davis

Wednesday, April 5 General Sessions - Featuring Mr. Gordon Graham 

  • What is Risk Management?
  • Seven Rules of Admiral Hyman Rickover
  • 5 Concurrent Themes for Success
  • Non-Punitive Close Call Reporting
  • Top 10 Things that Get Firefighters in Trouble


COG extends special gratitude to the event's sponsors.







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