Vision Statement:

The Oregon Fire Service enjoys increased health, wellness, and safety for first responders and their families.

 

Mission Statement:

The Association accomplishes their vision as a Section of the Oregon Fire Chiefs Association through: leadership, education, communication, motivation, and assessment.

 

Goal 1 – Provide leadership of the Section with focus on sustainability.

Objectives:

  • At least 50% statewide active membership participation in OSHS
  • Areas of concentration include Responder Safety and Health & Wellness
  • Review makeup of the OSHS Board to ensure it is reflective of the membership
  • Provide timely and effective communication methods to section members and partners.
  • Provide timely and effective communication with the OFCA Board,
  • Identify existing and potential revenue sources.
  • Provide resources for incident safety, risk management, and health and wellness.
  • Align and collaborate with state and national fire service and public safety organizations

 

Goal 2 – Deliver a Health and Wellness program that improves the lives of first responders and their families.

 

Objectives: Provide tools and resources for the following wellness initiatives:

  • Fitness
  • Wellness
  • Medical Assessment
  • Navigating Workers Compensation
  • Mental Health
  • Nutrition
  • Disease Management

 

Goal 3 – Deliver Responder Safety protocols that improve the lives of first responders and their families.

Objectives: Provide tools and resources for the following incident safety initiatives:

  • Fire, EMS, HAZMAT, Technical Rescue
  • Regional Fire Operations Groups – Fire Rescue Protocols
  • Evolve into statewide best practices
  • Workplace safety

Goal  4 – Deliver Risk Management practices that improve the lives of first responders and their families.

Objectives: Provide tools and resources for the following Risk Management initiatives:

  • Risk Assessments
  • Return to work programs
  • Peer support programs
  • Accident Prevention programs
  • Regional Safety Associations
    • Possibly with OFIA Regional’s
  • Centralized state and national safety and wellness data
    • Injury statistics