Safety and Health Resources

TEEX ESTI encourages all Departments and Personnel to stay informed of the latest safety, health, and first responder related topics.

Below you will find several useful links:

Safety And Health

Columbus Recovery Center

Confidential Helpline for First Responders in Texas – 24 hr hotline 833-367-4689

IAFC Fire and EMS National Emergency Safety and Survival Alert – 2/1/19

Firefighters and Asbestos Exposure – A Free In-depth Guide

Firefighters Exposed to Asbestos – Find Out How and When

Lavender Ribbon Report: Best Practices for Preventing Firefighter Cancer

2023 Safety Stand Down: Lithium-Ion Batteries: Are You Ready?

Grand Prairie Fire Department Chief Robert Fite Cancer Information Video

Everyone Goes Home

Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives

Courage to Be Safe


NVFC Best Practices for Preventing Firefighter Cancer 

NVFC Share the Load Program

Healthy Firefighter (Health – Nutrition – Lifestyle – Education)

Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance

IAFF Behavioral Health Program 

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Firefighter Close Calls

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Firefighter Investigation / Prevention 

National Highway Institute  

USFA Risk Management Practices in the Fire Service

HazMat Transcaer / Chemtrec 

Chemical Safety Board  


Modern Fire Behavior

Firefighter Safety Research Institute / Advancing Fire Science

Updated Interior Fire Operations

National Incident Management System / FEMA NIMS


Preparing Texas (Texas Emergency Management – available training)  

Texas Interagency Coordination Center

Texas A&M Forest Service

Texas Commission on Fire Protection

State Firefighters’ & Fire Marshals Association

National Fire Protection Association

Close Your Door

Relevant TEEX ESTI Training

National Fire Academy (NFA)

Extension Program

Leadership Program (Fire Officer/FSCEO)

Industrial Emergencies for Municipal Based Responders (IEMBR)

Save Practices for Traffic Incident Responders

Texas Annual Fire Training Schools